Pastor arrested for stealing neighbours' cows to pay bride price

Pastor arrested for stealing neighbours' cows to pay bride price

- A pastor threatened to kill himself and even stripped naked when he was busted with stolen cows

- Joash Wanyonyi said he wanted to pay bride price on his wife with the two animals

- Residents caught him with the cows in a nearby forest where he confessed to the crime

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A 35-year-old pastor from Kakamega is behind bars after he was caught with his neighbours' missing cows.

Joash Wanyonyi was busted with the two cows in a forest near his home and confessed to the crime saying he wanted to pay bride price on his wife with the animals.

Kakamega pastor steals neighbours' cows to pay dowry for his wife
A pair of bulls grazing. The preacher confessed to having stolen his neighbours' cows. Photo: Getty Images.
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According to K24, Wanyonyi is said to have stripped naked after being caught red-handed and even threatened to take his own life due to the shame.

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Thomas Namayi Ambunya and Laban Andugu Mbayaj, the owners of the cows, said they woke up on Friday, October 16, only to find their animals gone.

After a failed search mission, Ambunya said he received a phone call informing him the cleric had been caught with the two animals.

Shieywe Location chief Philip Chunge confirmed the incident. The suspect was arrested by police officers from Lurambi, Kakamega.

Meanwhile, previously reported that a South African man left the country in stitches after a video of him having a conversation with his livestock went viral.

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The video was uploaded on Twitter by Cherrol Ngobese on Wednesday, September 2, and it gained a lot of reactions.

The animals were gathered at the front of the man's compound like a group of men waiting to see their favourite speaker.

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The man stood in front of them and calmly spoke with the animals like they were mates.

He addressed his 'crowd' and assured them that food would soon be served if only they decided to stay calm.

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