Girl who stabbed man to death 'rejected his advances'
A Form Two student stabbed a man to death following a quarrel, Bomet officials said.
The girl, 18, stabbed the 29-year-old shoe-shiner at Boito Trading Centre on Monday night.
The man died instantly.
Boito chief John Cheruiyot said a scuffle ensured after the girl rejected advances from the man.
“The man is said to have attempted to seduce the girl and his advances were spurned leading to the scuffle,” Mr Cheruiyot said.
Konoin police boss Alex Shikondi said the suspect was arrested and is being detained at Mogogosiek Police Station.
The body of the victim was moved to Kapkatet Sub-County Hospital mortuary.
Meanwhile in Gem, Siaya, a 15-year-old girl was on Monday evening stabbed to death by her boyfriend.
Gem police boss Harriet Kinya said the suspect, Fredrick Akula Onyango, 23, has a pending defilement case in court.
The suspect is in police custody and will be arraigned once investigation is complete, the police boss said.
In another incident a 35-year-old man committed suicide by jumping into a well after a domestic disagreement with his wife.
Ms Kinya, who confirmed the incident, said the body of the victim was moved to Bondo Sub-County Hospital mortuary for post-mortem.