Police in Lamu are holding a man in custody after stabbing to death another man following a fight over a 16-year-old girl.
The Friday incident saw the suspect confront Mr. Mohamed Yusuf accusing him of defiling a 16-year-old girl familiar to them.
It was during the confrontation that the prime suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed Yusuf on the chest leaving him dead.
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Efforts by area residents to rush the victim to the hospital failed as he was confirmed dead on arrival.
“He told the police that he was bitter with how the deceased has been sexually assaulted his relative despite several warnings” said Nairobi News
A postmortem on the deceased who has already been buries was conducted and revealed that he succumbed to excessive bleeding in the chest.
The suspect was set to be arraigned in court on Monday 21st August 2022.