A youthful woman was lynched by irate villagers at Kapkatet area after she butchered her lover to death following a bitter conflict in their rental house in Bomet County.
Weldon Terer, is reported to have been killed by his girlfriend after he forcefully gained entry into the room where his girlfriend was with another man.
Witnesses told the press that, during the scuffle that followed, the 20-year-old lady reached for a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim, killing him on the spot.
Sotik sub-county police commander Francis Ng’ang’a who confirmed the incident said the conflict drew the attention of the locals who thronged the scene and lynched her after seeing the man's lifeless body lying in a pool of blood.
Officers based at Ndanai Police Station visited the scene and saved the suspect from the irate mob and rushed her to Kapkatet sub-county referral hospital where she is receiving treatment under police radar.
The security officers have since seized the killer weapon stained with blood.
A bar attendant who served the duo during midday said the lovers took their drinks peacefully for sometime and the woman left the man seated alone at the table.
The body of the deceased was transferred to Kapkatet mortuary.
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