Police in Bomet have detained a man who killed his neighbour last night, over a Sh400 debt.
In a statement by The Directorate of Criminal (DCI), Evans Mutai who owns a shop at Sibaiyan location was arrested after he stabbed Festus Keter, 35, on the chest and went on to trade merchandise at his premises unperturbed.
DCI Director, Kinoti said "The incident followed an argument over a Sh400 debt, which the deceased owed the shopkeeper. After being stabbed on the right side of the chest, Keter was left for dead outside the shop. A concerned villager who stumbled on the body of the deceased, informed detectives based at Chesoen police station about the incident".
" The murder weapon a blood stained knife was also recovered & kept as exhibit. Mutai, shall be arraigned in court Monday, to answer to murder charges. Meanwhile the body of the deceased is lying at Longisa hospital mortuary pending postmortem," said Kinoti
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