Police in Suba, Homa Bay County are investigating an incident in which a middle aged man was allegedly stabbed to death by his friend over debt.
Stephen Joanes is said to have been stabbed by his friend Caleb Omondi over Sh400 debt.
Both Joanes and Omondi are residents of Sindo in Suba, Homa Bay County.
The incident occurred on Thursday morning when Joanes had gone to Omondi’s house to inquire about his money which had taken about one month.
But unfortunately the angry Omondi turned on his creditor and knifed him several times before leaving him to die in a pool of blood.
“Omondi had promised to return the money but it looked like he had no money to give Joanes when he came for it,” eyewitness said.
Confirming the incident, Homa Bay County Police Commander John Omusanga said Joaness was stabbed in the stomach before he died at Sindo Sub –County hospital.
“The victim succumbed to blood loss at the hospital where he was taken for treatment,” Omusanga said.
The police boss they managed to arrest Omondi and will be interrogated over the incident before charged in court over murder.