Police in Lugari are holding in custody a middle aged man for killing his friend in what is believed to be a love triangle.
Confirming the incident, Lugari Sub County police commander Bernard Ngungu said the two were farmhands on Mr. Henry Miwani farm in Lukhuna village, Mbagara sub location before a disagreement ensued between them after one of them suspected his colleague of having an extra-marital affair with his wife.
The jealous husband is said to have taken a kitchen knife and stabbed his colleague on the chest, killing him on the spot.
After the heinous act, the suspect tried to flee away but he was cornered and arrested by villagers who had rushed to the scene and handed him to police.
The police boss said the suspect is being held at Lumakanda police station as investigations go on before being arraigned in court.
The body was removed by police officers and taken to Kimbilio funeral home in the neighboring Uasin Gishu County.