Husband stabs wife’s suspected lover in Bungoma

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On Tue, 12 Sep, 2023 13:46 | < 1 min read
Husband stabs wife's suspected lover in Bungoma
Silas Menon Kinjo who allegedly stabbed his wife's suspected lover. PHOTO/NPS

Police in Kapsokwony, Bungoma County have arrested a suspect believed to have murdered his wife's lover in cold blood.

This is according to a report by the National Police Service(NPS).

In a statement through social media, the suspect identified as Silas Menon Kinjo allegedly stabbed the victim Alex Kayecha,40, on 11 September 2023.

Police say Kayecha was found lying on his floor in a pool of blood with stab wounds.

He was later rushed to Mt. Elgon Sub-County Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead while undergoing treatment.

"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," police said.

Police recovered a kitchen knife and a blood-stained bed sheet at the scene.

The body is preserved at Dreamland Mission Mortuary awaiting autopsy.

The matter remains under investigation.

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