Two men killed in love triangle
26 March 2015, 11:53
Kirinyaga - Two people have died after consuming poisoned alcohol in what police suspect is romance gone sour at Kiawara in Kirinyaga County.
The two were allegedly poisoned because one of them, 29-year-old Benson Munene, was having an affair with the wife of the drinking den’s owner.
Munene died while receiving treatment at the Kerugoya District Hospital, where he was rushed after the incident.
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When journalists visited the hospital, the second victim, 48-year-old James Muriuki, was in great pain and complained of serious pain in the stomach. He died hours later.
Before dying, Muriuki quipped that the person who poisoned them is their mutual friend.
Area police boss, Charles Ontita said his officers are pursuing crucial leads including other drinking patrons and the owner of the joint.
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