Kisa East MCA Stephen Maloba succumbed to stab injuries after being caught in a scuffle with people believed to have links with Khwisero MP Christopher Aseka.

The ward representative was confirmed dead by Kakamega county leaders led by Governor Fernandez Barasa.

Khwisero OCPD Samuel Kogo confirmed the incident happened at a public meeting.

He said they are looking for the suspected assailants.

“We can’t say what the motive was for now but we are looking for suspects,” he said.

Maloba, who was voted on a KANU ticket, passed away after a melee ensued between supporters of the two camps.

Kakamega deputy governor Ayub Savula made the announcement at a public event in the area.

“We would like to stay here longer, but we can’t. Apologies for that. An MCA has just passed away in Khwisero Constituency,” he said.

Kakamega senator Boni Khalwale added that the MCA was killed due to political indifference.

However, the legislator did not disclose the cause of the altercation that resulted in the death of the MCA.

By the star

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