• The deceased, Ian Gichoya Mamui was found with a stab wound in the chest

• It is not yet clear who was behind the murder and the motive of the same, police said

Crime: police barrier
Crime: police barrier
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A woman is on the run after she allegedly stabbed and killed her boyfriend in a domestic fight in Nairobi’s Bahati estate.

James Mungai Wirura was found groaning in pain in a house after he had been stabbed in the chest and left for dead. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. 

Police and witnesses say the deceased had picked a quarrel with his girlfriend only identified as Evelynn before it degenerated into a fight and that the woman picked up a kitchen knife and stabbed the man in the chest and fled the scene.

The killer weapon was recovered at the scene. Police are investigating the murder of a 25-year-old man whose body was found lying in a pool of blood.

The deceased, Ian Gichoya Mamui was found with a stab wound in the chest. A relative who had visited him found the body on the bed long after the incident had happened.

A blood-stained knife was recovered from the scene. It is not yet clear who was behind the murder and the motive of the same, police said. The body was moved to the mortuary.

In other news, a police officer is admitted in hospital in Nairobi after he was attacked and robbed of his valuables in an attack in the bus station area last night.

Constable Felix Nyachio of Rhamu police station in Mandera had arrived in Nairobi and alighted when he was attacked. He was robbed of his mobile phone and official identification documents.

Police say they have increased the deployment of undercover detectives in the city, as part of steps to destabilize criminal gangs that regroup after general elections.

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