Residents of Barnabas estate in Nakuru town east constituency woke up to a rude shock after they found six cattle slaughtered behind Umash funeral home.
The cattle had been stolen a few meters from where they were slaughtered.
It is suspected that unscrupulous meat dealers were behind the business with locals saying that the meat might have found its way to a ready market in Nairobi.
Barnabas, Mbaruk and Pipeline estate in prone to cattle and donkey theft.Police have been accused of laxity in curbing cattle theft in the area.
PHOTO/Kenyan news:Police vehicle at a past crime scene.