Boy Kills Neighbour For Eyeing His Lover
The suspect had suspected that his rival was secretly seeing his lover so he went to his home where a confrontation ensued.
Police in Shinyalu, Kakamega County, Kenya have captured a 16-year-old kid on allegation of slaughtering his 17-year-old neighbor over allegations that the deceased was eyeing his lover, a 14-year-old girl.
The suspect, a Form Two student, fatally stabbed the now-deceased, a Form Three student, in the chest on Monday evening (September 7).
The 16-year-old boy had suspected that his 17-year-old rival was secretly seeing his lover, a Class Eight pupil; and, on Monday evening, he (suspect) went to the deceased’s home in Lutoto Village in Ilesi Location, where a confrontation ensued.
During the melee, the suspect is said to have whipped out a kitchen knife from his pocket and stabbed his love rival in the chest and left arm, killing him on the spot.
Shinyalu Sub-County Deputy Commissioner Moffat Moseti confirmed the incident to K24 Digital.
“The perished was taken to Kakamega County Teaching and Referral Hospital mortuary, though the suspect is being held at Shisasari Police Station. We will summon him in an adolescent court once examinations concerning the 17-year-old kid’s passing are closed,” said Moseti.