A 46-year-old married man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death in Kirinyaga, Kenya.
Following a disagreement, the suspect, Simon Maina, allegedly went berserk and repeatedly stabbed his lover, Jackline Irungu, murdering her on the spot on Tuesday night, May 24 in Ngurubani town.
Witnesses claim that Maina and his girlfriend arrived at their rented room on Tuesday evening. While inside, the two disagreed for unknown reasons, and a heated argument erupted.
The suspect then reportedly took a knife and fatally attacked his girlfriend.
It’s gathered that the suspect shut the room from the outside afterwards and called the area head on his cellphone to alert him that he had killed someone.
The administrator rushed to the scene and found the suspect outside the lodging and alerted the police. Police arrived shortly after and apprehended the offender, who was taken to Wang’uru police station for questioning.
When the officers broke into the room they found the victim naked, lying in a pool of blood in bed and removed her body to the mortuary.
Confirming the incident, Mwea East Sub-county police boss Daniel Kitavi said the matter was being treated as murder. He said investigations have commenced to establish the reasons the man eliminated his girlfriend in such a cruel manner.