KCSE student stabs his mum for giving him Ksh 50 as pocket money

A form four candidate on Tuesday took exams under tight security of the police after he was arrested for stabbing his mother several times.

The incident happened in the wee hours of Tuesday after they disagreed over pocket money.

According to those who witnessed the ordeal, the boy aged (17) was given fifty shillings by his mother as pocket money but he turned down the offer and demanded for more.

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But when his mother refused to add more, the boy took their kitchen knife and stabbed her several times on the stomach.

“I heard them argue over pocket money as the boy wanted his mother to add him more money, and in few minutes I heard her mother screaming out of pain calling for help. When I arrived, I found her lying down and the boy had flew to school,” said Kendy Moraa, his cousin.

Confirming the incident, area Chief Dickson Masi said they rushed the injured mother to Nyamira Hospital where she is fighting for her life.

“After the incident we went straight to the school where the boy studies and we found out that exams had begun but when we explained to our fellow officers of the incident the boy was keenly watched by the police and was immediately arrested as soon as he was done with his exams,” said Masi

Masi further said the boy is currently held at Nyamira police station and he will be arraigned in court once investigations are done.

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Sibling Hate: Man Stubs His 62-Year-Old Brother To Death For Stealing His Goat

A 54-year-old man fled from his home in Wang’chieng, Rachuonyo sub-county after he allegedly killed his elder brother in a domestic dispute.

Reuben Mboya went into hiding after he stabbed his brother David Owuor, 62, to death on Sunday morning after he found his goat at the home.

Homa Bay county police commander John Omusanga said Mboya got angry with his brother he found the goat which got ‘lost’ some days ago.

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Omusanga said the suspect who is still at large accused his brother of stealing the goat and claiming it was sold to him by Mboya’s wife.

“The assailant stabbed his brother when he was told the goat was given in exchange of money to cater for medical expenses.”

He said Owuor died instantly as a result of knife injuries on the left side of his chest.

The police boss said they are looking for the fugitive and urged locals with information on his whereabouts to report to them.

The body was taken to Gendia hospital mortuary in Karachuonyo constituency.







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Woman stabs husband over smelly poop

A woman in Japan has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after knifing her husband over his smelly poo.

Emi Mamia, 29, slashed her husband’s face with a knife after he went to the toilet, according to Japanese press and police.

Mamiya was reportedly incensed by the smell left behind after her 34-year-old partner emerged from the stall.

Her anger was further fuelled when he tried to help their 3-year-old son use the toilet ‘without washing his own hands first’, she said, Jiji Press and other local media reported.

‘The toilet stinks so much that the child cannot even use it,’ Jiji was reported saying.


Korogocho woman strangles three children to death

A woman has been arrested after she killed three children including a two weeks old infant in a bizarre attack in Korogocho slums, Nairobi.

Police say Catherine Muthoni went berserk in the slum Tuesday morning and first stabbed to death her son aged 10 before she turned on the two others who belonged to her neighbour.

She strangled her neighbour’s sons aged four and 14 days as their mother watched and screamed helplessly. The motive of the incident is yet to be established but police are investigating it.

An irate mob cornered the alleged assailant and wanted to lynch her before olice on patrol rushed to her rescue in the 9 am incident.

The police have since transferred the bodies of the children to the mortuary.

Woman stabs her boyfriend in University

A student was stabbed on the neck by his girlfriend at Masinde Muliro university in Kakamega on Wednesday.

A hostel neighbour said trouble began when the student knocked his girlfriend’s door for an hour while drunk.

She refused to open but he reportedly forced himself in and started beating her forcing her to retaliate.

“Though they have been a troubled couple none of us ever thought things would ever get this ugly one day,” the neighbour said.

The stabbed student denied being drunk saying he has never taken alcohol or any other drugs.

In an interview with KNA in his room, he said he hopes university authorities and his parents will not pursue the case.

He said he would like to continue with his studies as soon as he recovers.

His doctors said he had mild bruises and is in stable condition.

Security officers at the campus said they were aware of the incident but refused to give more information, saying they were not authorised to speak for the university.

The dean was away on an official assignment.


South African couple stab each other to death

Angelique (27) and Cornelius Belling (44) both died of stab wounds within moments of each other, wounds they inflicted upon each other in front of their young children according to The South African.

“At the moment this is likely to be a case of the couple stabbing each other. This would appear to be a domestic that went drastically out of hand,” a source told the news vendor.

Their two young children were carried out of the house wrapped in blankets.

The Irish Independent reports that the Gardai confirmed that they aren’t seeking a third party.

According to that report Mrs Belling staggered from the building with one of her children, collapsing in front of a police officer.

The child ran back into the building as the officer tended to the dying woman.

Police chased after the child only to find Mr Belling, who had also been stabbed, in the hallway. Both parents died on the scene.


University student stabs man after quarrel over woman

A Moi University student has been arrested by police in Eldoret for stabbing a man to death after a quarrel over a woman.

The two engaged in a quarrel at Mwanzo Estate before the student rushed to his house and picked a knife stabbing the man on the chest.

Eldoret West Police boss Smollets Munyanzi says the deceased was stabbed two times on the chest and died on the way to hospital.  Police are investigating the incident.