Eldoret: Friends stop burial ceremony of colleague over disagreement with family Kenya News

Drama ensued at Kiplombe cemetery in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu county, after neighbours and friends stormed a burial ceremony of their colleague demanding the deceased's family to accept responsibility of a young boy left behind.

~ Tuko

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