Locals of Matungu in Kakamega County are living in fear in the wake of mysterious killings in the region.
The latest attack by the deadly gang was on Saturday where a pregnant woman and her three year old daughter were killed at Sayangwe Village Kakamega County
Villagers say a gang of four armed with machetes, attacked Petronila Mugani, her husband and her three children while they were sleeping on Sunday killing her on the spot.
Tension remains high in the area after residents lynched a man suspected to be a member of the gang.
Administration officers at Ajinja AP Camp have already been transferred with immediate effect.
Kakamega County Commissioner Abdurizak Jaldesa says the transfers were made following an outcry by residents who accused the officers of laxity.