Burial disrupted, body returned to mortuary after bees attack mourners

Burial disrupted, body returned to mortuary after bees attack mourners

  • Three family members were seriously injured and rushed to Kaplong Mission Hospital with other mourners nursing minor injuries.
  • The family was forced to return the woman's body to the morgue and reschedule burial plans to fit the Kipsigis tradition.

A funeral service of a woman in Kapmeswon village in Sotik, Bomet County was on Thursday cut short after a swarm of bees attacked mourners.

Three family members were seriously injured and rushed to Kaplong Mission Hospital with other mourners nursing minor injuries.

The family was forced to return the woman's body to the morgue and reschedule burial plans to fit the Kipsigis tradition.

This is after it emerged that the alleged husband to the woman had not paid dowry for the deceased wife.

Elders expressed their concerns and advised the family to conduct the funeral service at the home of the late in Olenguruone, Nakuru County where the body was taken.