Police in Bomet have reportedly detained a man who killed his neighbour last-night, over a Sh400 debt.
As reported by DCI, Evans Mutai who owns a shop at Sibaiyan-location was arrested after he stabbed Festus Keter, 35-year-old, on the chest and went on to trade-merchandise at his premises unperturbed.
The incident, according to the statement, followed an argument over a Sh400 debt, which the deceased owed the shop-keeper. 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 officers immediately rushed to the scene 10 kilometres away and conducted preliminary investigations into the murder, after which the suspect was apprehended."
The DCI further claims the murder weapon a blood-stained-knife was also recovered and kept as exhibit.
Mutai, the report say, shall be arraigned in court on Monday morning to answer to murder charges.
Meanwhile the lifeless body of the deceased is lying at Longisa-hospital-mortuary pending postmortem.
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