Shock as two minors drown in church’s well

Shock and grief

By MN Reporter

Shock and grief engulfed Lichota Kokeno, Ng’ege sub location in Suna East sub-county of Migori after two siblings drowned in a 10ft well in church compound.

According to the area assistant chief Mrs. Seline Anyango Okello, the mysteries of the death of 2 and 3 year old siblings is unknown as they were alone in the Power of Jesus around the World church compound.

Their bodies were found late in the evening floating by another teenager who came to fetch water from the well.

The administrator warned anybody or organization having open wells or any source of water to fence so that such reckless deaths be avoided.

According to a resident Mr. Edward Geko, the open well has existed for ten years and no church member had bothered fencing it thus portraying high level of negligence.

Suna East and West community policing chairman Mr. Nashon Ondoro said action shall be taken to the church if they fail to relocate the well.

Quinter Aluoch Odhiambo, a resident revealed that their mothers have had rough times raising their kids and the pain of loosing two innocent siblings in a village was unwelcoming scene.

Their bodies were taken to Migori referral morgue.