A man in Trans Nzoia county has been arrested after he stabbed his wife to death after finding her in the act with another man in his house on Sunday night.
The man was first overpowered by his wife’s side lover who stabbed him with a knife in the throat and chest. The side lover then managed to escape. Overcome with deep anger and rage, the man stabbed his wife several times in the chest, face and neck leaving her to bleed to death.
The brutal murder happened at Ukingoni village in Kwanza Sub-county.
Fredrick Ochieng, Trans Nzoia County Police Commander told the Nation that the suspect told the police that the his wife had an affair with the other guy who escaped after stabbing him
Trans Nzoia County Police Commander Fredrick Ochieng said that the suspect alleged that the assailant had a romantic relationship with his wife.
“He suspected that his wife had an extra-marital affair with the assailant and that they had argued over the issue on several occasions,” Police commander Ochieng told the Nation.
The neighbors who rushed to the scene took the woman who had deep stab wound and to a nearby hospital buyback she was pronounced dead on arrival.
The man who also had stab wounds was detained for some time before being taken to hospital for treatment.
The body of the deceased is currently in a mortuary as the police seek to prosecute the husband.