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One stabbed to death following a dinner fight in Kirinyaga

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Police are currently investigating a stabbing incident in Kirinyaga County on Saturday morning.

It was gathered that the stabber had a dispute with his colleague over who to prepare dinner.

Mr Charlse Mbogo a 30-year-old man was stabbed to death following an argument with his friend over who will prepare dinner on that faithful day of his sudden demise.

The horrible incident happened on Saturday night where the young man attacked his friend with a kitchen knife in Mung’etho village, Ndia Constituency.

According to the witnesses, Mr Mbogo, who worked as a farmhand, picked a quarrel with his colleague after they disagreed on who between them should prepare supper.

Moments later, the assailant took a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim repeatedly in the chest, sending him sprawling down.

A resident, Anthony Muthike, said he heard screams and rushed to the scene only to find the young man already dead.

“He had serious injuries on the chest and other parts of the body,” said Mr Muthike.

The suspect managed to escape after the villagers tried to lynch him to death.

A resident of Mung’etho village, Manases Kariuki, said he tried to restrain the assailant from attacking Mr Mbogo in vain.

“The assailant was so violent and I was unable to save Mr Mbogo,” he added.

Police acting on a tip-off flushed out the suspected killer from his hideout and locked him up at Sagana Police Station for questioning.

The body of the victim was taken to Kibugi Funeral Home.

 

 

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