Kenyans are in shock after news that nominated MP David Sankok’s second-born son reportedly took his own life.
15-year-old Memusi Sankok allegedly took away his life using his father’s own shotgun on Monday, May 2nd.
Many Kenyans wondered what could have led to the teenager’s death? According to family members who spoke to the media, the boy told his father he didn’t want to return to Kericho High School, where he was a Form Two student.
According to the report, the teenager had told his father that he was just tired and didn’t want to go back to school but Honorouble Sankok wouldn’t accept it.
They further stated that the teenager was set to report back to school the previous week while his father was away in the Middle East attending to political affairs.
The family added that the politician had sent pocket money, which the son took and allegedly disappeared from their home.
The late only returned yesterday, the same day as his father and the two would have an argument about the teenager’s truancy.
After the argument, Sankok reportedly left the home to attend some political meetings at his Osim country lodge farm only to be called back less than an hour later with the tragic news.
Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers revealed that Memusi shot himself on the chin, and died on the spot.
The Narok DCI boss stated that Sankok’s shotgun was found beside the body at around 4 pm on Monday, May 2.