Woman arrested in Kirinyaga after friend stabbed to death


Woman arrested in Kirinyaga after friend stabbed to death
File Photo of a kitchen knife stained with blood.

A 20 -year -old woman has been arrested in Kirinyaga after her friend was stabbed to death following a disagreement.

The incident occurred on Sunday at Nguka village in Mwea-West Sub-county.

Reports indicate that Bancy Muthoni picked a quarrel with Henry Muthii 25, before stabbed him two times with a kitchen knife.

“We discovered the knife she used today (Sunday) morning at Nguka village,” Area Police Commander Aden Alio said.

Police officers from Nguka and Kiamaciri had a difficult time trying to control angry residents.

The irate mob camped at Nguka Police Post from 9am to 1am and even threw stones into the compound.

“We were forced to ask for reinforcement from the neighboring Wang’uru Police Post in Mwea-West sub-county and they came to our rescue,” a senior police officer said.

It was only after Mwea West Police Commander Aden Alio arrived at the scene and talked to the residents that police officers were allowed to take the body to Mwea Mission Hospital Mortuary in Karira.

The Mwea Police boss said they have launched investigations and the suspect is being held at Kiamaciri Police Station.

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