Tragedy struck as a 17-year-old girls stabbed her stepfather to death. The suspect is said to have committed the act during a domestic wrangle between her mother and the deceased.
Confirming the incident, Area Assistant Chief, Caroline Mwaluko, said that the deceased returned home on the day of the event and picked a quarrel with his wife.
It was during the quarrel that the teenager reached for a kitchen knife and stabbed her step-father in the rib area, leaving him seriously wounded.
The victim was taken to Masinga Sub-County Hospital before being transferred to Matuu Level 4 Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The teenager has been arrested and will soon be arraigned.
“After failing to secure secondary school admission this year, she went to Nairobi to seek employment as a house-help. Recently, she returned home after her mother complained to her that she (mother) and her husband were having unending marital conflicts,” police report revealed.