Man Accused Of Killing Friend In Fight Over Beer Arrested

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Police in Kirinyaga County have arrested a 26-year-old man for allegedly killing his friend for refusing to share a beer bottle with him.

It is alleged that Wycliff Kinyua and Alex maina, 30, were drinking together in a local bar on Tuesday when their long friend who was passing by the Karima shopping center offered to buy them a drink.

The two, who are boda boda riders along the Sagana-Karatina highway are said to have disagreed over how they would share the beer bottle.

Confirming the incident, Ndia Sub-county police commander David Kabena said Mr. Kinyua was arrested on Tuesday by detectives and rushed to Baricho Law Court.

“Currently, the suspect is being held at Sagana police station after Baricho law court allowed us to investigate for 14 days as witnesses continue to record statements,” Mr. Kabena said.

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