Catfight over man in Kirinyaga turns tragic as woman stabs man’s lover with a beer bottle to death

Catfight over man in Kirinyaga turns tragic as woman stabs man's lover with a beer ...
File Image of a broken beer bottle. Photo: Courtesy

A woman identified as Purity Ngatha has been arrested after stabbing another woman fatally with a broken bottle in Ndia, Kirinyaga County.

The two women, were according to reports, fighting over a man at Kairini shopping centre before the incident.

Ndia sub-county Police Commander  Joseph Mwika confirmed the incident, saying the 36-year-old suspect stabbed Faith Wanja,36, in the head with a broken beer bottle.

The police boss said the man in question has also been arrested and is helping police officers with investigations.

“The two ladies were fighting because of him, that’s why we have arrested him, and he’s helping us with investigations,” Mwika said

The two are being held at the Baricho Police station

According to Kairini villagers led by Samuel Githinji, the man who has been having an affair with the two women had not introduced them to each other.

It was until Saturday evening that the two women tore into each other after realizing they were cooking from the same pot.

The body of the deceased was taken to the Karatina General Hospital Mortuary.

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