University student kills colleague over beer
14 September 2015, 13:47
Nyeri - A fifth year engineering student at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DKUT) has been arrested by police for stabbing his colleague to death.
The 24-year-old stabbed his friend on the neck, shoulder and head following a quarrel over beer.
The incident happened inside the deceased’s house after a drinking spree at a local club.
According to Melody Cheprotich, a neighbour, the two started fighting and one of them ran to another neighbour’s house where he took a kitchen knife.
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“He took the kitchen knife and stabbed his friend on the head and neck,” said Cheprotich.
The injured student was rushed to Mary Immaculate Hospital where he succumbed to injuries.
Nyeri Central OCPD, Charles Rotich said the student was arrested and will be arraigned in court for trial.
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