Allan Musili, an intern with the Music Copyright Board (MSCK), stabbed his 24-year-old girlfriend after their separation went horribly wrong - police have confirmed.
Musili stabbed his 24-year-old girlfriend Alsheba Nduta, a student at Karen EBS Media University, while they were in an elevator at the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) building.
It is reported that the victim had visited her attacker at his workplace to return his laptop following their breakup.
A security guard at the building who reported the incident said Musili drew a knife and stabbed Nduta several times before he attempted to commit suicide by stabbing himself several times as well.
"Allan Musili, an intern at Music Copyright Board drew a knife while in the lift at the NHIF building and stabbed his ex-girlfriend several times on the neck, back and chest. He also attempted committed suicide by stabbing himself in the stomach," the police report stated.
"The two had been lovers but had separated and Nduta had returned the ex-lover's laptop before he turned against her," the report added.
The victim was rushed to Mbagathi Hospital having sustained injuries on the back, neck and chest while the suspect was rushed to Kenyatta National Hospital having a deep-cut injury on the stomach.
The police recovered the blood-stained kitchen knife that was used by the victim from the scene.