Epileptic man dies before appointment with witch doctor


A middle aged man died on Tuesday morning after suffering an epileptic attack in a lodging in Mutomo, Kitui county.

The man hailing from Makueni had travelled to Mutomo in Kitui county to seek services from a famous witch doctor on his medical condition.

The man,Francis Kaliku was accompanied by his parents to the witch doctor’s place on Monday.

However their host gave them an appointment for Tuesday morning since he had a lot of people to serve that day.

The man unable to return to Makueni checked in a lodging in the area to spend the night awaiting his appointment.

However at around 2am the man suffered an epileptic attack where he was found dead in the morning.

The sad incident was confirmed by Mutomo sub county police commander Martin Kangara.

“He had been brought to a medicine man here in Mutomo. He was to see them today but the man Francis Kaliku died last night,” said Kangara.

The body of the man was moved to Mutomo sub county hospital mortuary for preservation.

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