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Visit to married lover’s house at night turns deadly for Transmara man

A 42-year-old man who knocked on the door of a married woman’s house in Transmara East Sub County in Narok has died of injuries he sustained during a fight with the woman’s husband.

Police in Transmara said the man died after being stabbed by his suspected lover’s husband.

According to area County Police Commander Mr Kizito Mutoro, the deceased, Julius Kipkirui, is believed to have been having an affair with the suspect’s wife.

He said that on Thursday at 3 am, the deceased crept into the man’s house and woke his wife, oblivious that the man of the house was inside.

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“The man got out of the house and a fight ensued where the suspect picked a machete and hacked the deceased leaving him with deep cuts on his head,” said Mr Mutoro.

The injured man was rushed to Kapkatet Hospital in Kericho County for treatment but succumbed on arrival at the facility.

The deceased’s body is lying at the same facility’s mortuary, awaiting a post-mortem examination.

The county police boss said that they managed to arrest the suspect in collaboration with members of the public.

“We are processing him (suspect) and will soon face the murder charges in court,” added Mr Mutoro.

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