Form 4 girl strangled to death by her boyfriend in Siaya

Form 4 girl strangled to death by her boyfriend in Siaya

Police in Siaya County are investigating the death of a 20-year-old Form Four student who was allegedly killed by her boyfriend over a suspected love triangle at Wi-Omino Village in South Uyoma location, Rarieda Sub-county.

Jackline Akinyi, who was a student at Naya Mixed Secondary school, was allegedly strangled to death by her 22-year-old boyfriend Mohamed Oloo after the boy suspected that the girl was unfaithful to him.

According to the Assistant chief of Naya sub-location Mr. Victor Owino Otunge, the two had been lovers and even sired one child during the lengthy period that schools were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

He says that at some point the two had even cohabited but were separated and the girl forced to go back to school while the boy who decided to drop out of school at Form Three ran to hide at his aunt’s place in Kanyada within Homa Bay County.

The administrator told Radio Ramogi that the boy is however said to have sneaked back over the weekend and visited the girl’s home on Tuesday when they differed after finding her with another man, adding that the girl is also alleged to have been sending him other men’s photos through WhatsApp.

The Assistant Chief stated that on fateful night he returned to the girl’s home and strangled her before presenting himself to the police at Luanda Kotieno Police post where he was locked up before being transferred to Aram police station.

The body of the girl, who has left behind a three months old baby was later moved to Madiany sub-county hospital mortuary.