Police have arrested Daniel Waithera after he stabbed his friend to death Michael Mukami following an argument who over who was to pay for fare after a motorbike ride.
According to DCI, the suspect stabbed Michael in the neck killing him instantly.
“Police have arrested a murder suspect who stabbed his friend on the neck killing him on the spot, after a short argument
“The suspect identified as Daniel Waithera, 25, killed his friend Michael Mukami, 21, after an argument over who was to pay for fare after a motorbike ride
“According to the motorbike rider Stephen Mwango, he had picked the two at around 5:30am, at Gikambura market in Kikuyu, Kiambu county
“However upon arrival at their destination in Muthangari, the two pillion passengers started arguing on who was to pay for the ride,” part of the statement read.
Following the argument, the suspect is said to have dashed into his house and came back with a knife that he used to kill his friend.
“The suspect then dashed to his house and came back wielding a sharp knife. In the blink of an eye, he stabbed the deceased on the left side of the neck and took off leaving him for dead
“The shocked motorbike rider notified police officers based at Kikuyu police station who immediately launched a manhunt for the suspect,” DCI tweet reads in part.
Police were able to arrest the suspect with the assistance of members of the public.