Kirinyaga Woman Stabs Boyfriend To Death, Surrender To Police

A 38-year-old woman from Kagio town in Kirinyaga County is accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death before surrendering herself at Kagio police station shortly on Monday.

According to Kirinyaga West sub-county police commander Moses Koskei, the woman who is a barmaid in the trading centre surrendered at Kagio police station on Monday after the incident.

“She stabbed his boyfriend five times; two times in his left thigh, two times in his right thigh and the fifth time she stabbed him in his private parts,” Koskei said.

Koskei said the man died after bleeding and police are investigating the circumstances under which the woman killed her lover.

Koskei further pointed out that the duo were residents of Gichugu constituency and had been renting a house along Baricho Road in the trading center.

The police boss said they are seeking assistance from the suspect to recover the murder weapon, a knife, which as of now, remains undiscovered.

“We are expecting the suspect who is being held at Kagio police station to tell us where she hid the weapon which we will use as an exhibit,” Koskei said.

The deceased’s body has been transported to Kerugoya Referral Hospital mortuary, pending a postmortem examination.

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