Man stabs himself, girlfriend in Cheptais
24 December 2013, 14:44
Cheptais - A man stabbed his girlfriend severally on the neck and stomach in Chebwek Village, Cheptais District on Tuesday evening after he allegedly found her speaking to another man he suspected was was his his rival.
The man, who is bodaboda motorcycle operator, tried to take his own life by stabbing himself but he was not successful.
The two lovers are currently recuperating at a hospital in Bungoma Town, where they were admitted after being rushed to the facility by policemen, with the lady, who is awaiting her form four examination results set to undergo operation, according to a close family member who requested anonymity.
Cheptais OCPD Ezekiel Kiche confirmed the incident and said his officers have launched investigations to get to the bottom of the matter.
“The young man is receiving medical attention, but he is under police watch. We shall press charges against him once he fully recuperates,” said the police boss.
Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.