Kenyan police have arrested a man, Silas Menon Kinjo for allegedly killing a man he suspected was his wife’s secret lover.
The incident reportedly happened on 11 September, 2023 in Kapsokwony, Bungoma County of Kenya.
National Police Service (NPS), confirmed the incident and claimed that the suspect stabbed one Alex Kayecha (40) because he suspected his wife was cheating with him.
Kayecha was found lying on the ground in a pool of his blood with stab wounds on bis body.
Local media reports that the victim was later rushed to Mt. Elgon Sub-County Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead while undergoing treatment.
According to police statement; “It is suspected that the deceased succumbed to his wounds after he was stubbed by one Silas Menon Kinjo, (already arrested) on suspicion that he was having a love affair with his wife.”
The NPS said officers recovered a kitchen knife and a blood-stained bed sheet at the scene.
The body of the deceased is currently being preserved at Dreamland Mission Mortuary awaiting autopsy.