Police in Bomet have detained a man who killed his neighbour last night, over a Sh 400 debt. Evans Mutai, who owns a shop at Sibaiyan location was arrested after he stabbed Festus Keter, a 35 year old man. He stabbed him on the chest and went on to trade merchandise at his premises unperturbed or any scare.
The sad incident happened after an argument over a Sh 400 debt which the deceased owed the shopkeeper. After being stabbed on the right side of the chest, Mr. Keter was left for dead outside the shop. However, a concerned villager who stumbled on the body of the deceased informed detectives based at the Chesoen Police Station about the incident. The officers immediately rushed to the scene that was 10 kilometres away and conducted preliminary investigations into the murder after which the suspect was apprehended.
The murder weapon a blood stained knife was also recovered and kept as exhibit. Mr. Mutai shall be arraigned in court Monday in order to answer the murder charges. At the moment the body of the deceased is lying at Longisa Hospital Mortuary for postmortem.
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