16-year-old girl killed in love triangle
20 May 2015, 14:00
Nyahururu - A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death by another in a love triangle that erupted in Olkalou Town in Nyandarua County Tuesday night.
The incident occurred at Mackenzie estate after the deceased, Margret Wambui who is a mother of a two-year-old, stormed into the assailant’s house accompanied by a man who happened to be the husband of the assailant.
Confirming the incident, Nyandarua Central OCPD, Wilson Kosgey said the fight ensued after each girl claimed to own the man.
“Monica Muthoni grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed the deceased several times in the navel, killing her instantly. She bled profusely following the deep cuts she sustained and died on the spot,” said the OCPD.
He added that the killer fled but was later arrested at her parents’ home in Maili kumi in Nakuru County.
The assailant and her husband are now locked up at Olkalou police station and will be arraigned in court once investigations are complete.
Kosgei said Muthoni will be charged with murder while the husband will be charged for marrying an underage girl and impregnating her.
The body of the deceased was moved to Olkalou sub-county mortuary.
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