Crime scene
Crime scene

Police have arrested a murder suspect who stabbed his friend in the neck killing him on the spot, after an argument in Kikuyu, Kiambu county.

Daniel Waithera is said to have killed his friend Michael Mukami, 21, after an argument over who was to pay for the fare after a motorbike ride.

According to the motorbike rider Stephen Mwango, he had picked the two at around 5:30 am, at Gikambura market.

Witnesses told police upon arrival at their destination in Muthangari, the two pillion passengers started arguing about who was to pay for the ride.

The suspect then dashed to his house and came back wielding a sharp knife. It was then he stabbed the deceased on the left side of the neck and took off leaving him for dead.

The shocked motorbike rider notified police officers based at Kikuyu police station, who immediately launched a manhunt for the suspect and arrested him.

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