Robbers killed a couple in Kandakame village, Embu county and made away with their households.
Joseph Gitonga, 37 and his wife Caroline Kaari, 30 were killed in their house by crude weapons wielding thugs.
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Four thugs entered their house and demanded money from wife, then attacked her and waited for her husband to arrive who they pounced on and clobbered.
They took away TV set, DVD player and a gas cylinder. The deceased’s children alerted their uncle who rushed the two to hospital but they succumbed to their injuries.