A middle-aged man has succumbed to stab wounds he sustained in an attack after he was caught over the weekend sleeping with another man’s wife in a lodging room at Kapwen trading centre, Chepalungu Sub-County of Bomet.
The weekend incident happened when the man cheated on, who had suspected the two of having an illicit affair, accosted them after allegedly laying a trap.
Sources say the husband of the adulterous woman forced his way into the lodging room by breaking the door and found the two lovebirds eating the forbidden fruit.
The cuckolded man, who was armed with a dagger, attacked the two leaving the culprit with fatal stab wounds while his wife suffered minor injuries on her forehead.
The deceased is said to have died on his way to hospital having lost a lot of blood through several stab wounds in his stomach, chest, thighs and head among other spots.
After the attack, the husband surrendered to the authorities at Bomet police station after members of the public threatened to lynch him.
Itembe sub-location Assistant Chief Samson Kirui confirmed the incident while cautioning members of the public against taking the law in their own hands.
Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been moved to Longisa Referral hospital mortuary, as burial arrangements get underway.
KNA by Kipngeno Korir