Sleuths from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested a 28-year-old man from Got Kachieng location who allegedly killed his wife over weekend over love text message on her phone and went to hiding.
The suspect identified as Gilbert Oyor is accused of killing his 21-year-old Caren Atieno in Got Kachieng area in Siaya County on Sunday June 6,2021.
Locals said the suspect then fled the scene and left the body in the house.
The sleuths said the suspect confessed to killing his wife, a saloonist in Bondo town, following a bitter confrontation between them over a text message on the deceased mobile phone.
Confirming the arrest, Bondo sub-county police commander Rodgers Okello said was arrested moments he showed up at his home following a tip off from one his neighbours.
"We were able to arrest him following a tip-off from one of his neighbours after a three days manhunt. When found guilty he will be arraigned and charged with murder,” Rodgers said.
This is the latest development in a series of crime incidents in Got Kachieng area many of them linked to domestic feuds.
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