A bizzare love triangle involving two brothers and their step sister has left one man man dead and the suspect on the run.
The murder suspect, a 31-year-old man is in hiding after killed his elder brother whom he found in a compromising situation with their younger sister last Saturday.
The strange incident that has left residents of Chema village in Baricho, Kirinyaga county in shock and confusion after Benard Njere killed his elder brother Samuel Irungu, 37, in cold blood.
Njeri killed his brother following a confrontation after he found him in a compromising situation with their 17-year old step sister.
The deceased who also had a clandestine love affair with the 17-year old and couldn’t come to terms with what he had witnessed descended on his brother with fury, prompting a fierce fight that led to a fatal blow on his head.
According to their father who reported the matter to police, his eldest son who was hit using a blunt object on the head, face and the back died while undergoing treatment at the Karatina Sub-County hospital.
Detectives who immediately visited the homestead discovered that the deceased had sometime last year impregnated the step sister, who experienced a stillbirth in March this year.
The murder suspect who escaped from the murder scene is still at large and efforts are being made to arrest and charge him in a court of law.