A Kenyan journalist identified as Betty Mutekhele, has been shot dead in her home in Ololua Ngong, Nairobi.
Reports indicate the incident occurred on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
This was not long after the journalist who works with the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) returned from work.
The deceased was said to be a video editor and TV producer with the state media house.
Social media has since been awash with tributes in her honor and commiseration messages to her family.
The @MediaCouncilK has learnt with sadness, the unfortunate death of Ms. Betty Barasa, a Senior Video Editor with @KBCChannel1. The Council expresses it deepest condolences to family, friends and colleagues. #RIPBettyBarasa@CrimeScribesKE pic.twitter.com/k20x5vYqVt
— Media Council of Kenya (@MediaCouncilK) April 8, 2021
The Media Council of Kenya in a statement has also condemned the killing.
Read the statement below:
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