Police in Mai Mahiu Naivasha have arrested the woman who stabbed her 21 –year-old boyfriend to death following a quarrel over a piece of mattress.
The 46-year-old suspect was arrested as she tried to sneak back to her house and whisked to Mai Mahiu police station.
On Wednesday, the mother of one was involved in a fight with the boyfriend who was demanding back his mattress when she stabbed him.
A senior police officer who declined to be named confirmed the arrest adding that the suspect would be charged in court on Monday.
“The woman had been hiding in one of the friend’s house and decided to return to the house and our officers managed to arrest her,” said the officer.
Meanwhile, police in Gilgil have recovered suspected stolen electronic goods worth millions of shillings in one of the leafy estates in the town.
The goods which include motorcycles were recovered in Teachers Estate on the outskirts of the town following a tip-off from members of the public.
During the raid, the police officers managed to arrest one of the prominent traders in the town and his two sons in connection with the loot.
The raid followed a series of robberies mainly targeting motorcycle operators in the town with three of them having been murdered and the motorcycles stolen.
According to a witness Samuel Kimani, police officers raided the home on Thursday evening where tens of Tv sets, radios, computers and the motorcycles were recovered.
Kimani said that the recovered items had been used and it was not clear how the trader had obtained them as he did not have any receipts.
“The trader claims that he buys the goods from members of the public and sells them online but his story is not adding up,” he said.
Gilgil OCPD Emmanuel Opuru confirmed the recovery adding that they had started investigations as to how the trader came to obtain the goods.
“The trader had a legal license to sell these goods online but we are investigating how he came to obtain them,” he said.