According to the report, police in Bomet county were forced to arrest a local man who allegedly killed his neighbour on Saturday night, over a Ksh 400 debt.
Evans Mutai is said to have stabbed the 35-year-old Festus Keter on his chest following a short disagreement between the two.
The suspect Mutai is a shopkeeper at Sibaiyan location in Bomet. After stabbing Keter to death, he went to his business as usual and unperturbed.
"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." The DCI said.
A report was delivered to the Chesoen police station about the incident by one of the concerned villagers who happened to have come across Keter's lifeless body.
The officers who rushed to the scene only recovered a blood stained knife. However, they were able to conduct preliminary investigations into the murder where they finally managed to arrest the suspect.
"The murder weapon a blood stained knife was also recovered and kept as exhibit. Mutai, shall be arraigned in court on Monday to answer to murder charges." The DCI added.
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