AfricaMan Stabs Sibling Over Burial arrangements

Man Stabs Sibling Over Burial arrangements


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KENYA – Police in Kenya have arrested a man who stabbed his brother, currently fighting for his life at a local hospital due to an argument over  burial arrangements.

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It was gathered that the two were fighting over who should be in charge of a burial committee they were both serving in, involving the death of their older brother.

The victim, Mr John Chege is currently admitted at the St Johns Hospital after he was stabbed by his brother identified as Simon Kariuki.


In a police report filed at Githurai 44 Police Post located in Kasarani Sub County in Nairobi region, Mr Kariuki stabbed his brother in the chest near the collar bone using a knife.

“He stabbed him on the chest near the collar bone using a knife due to an argument over the burial arrangement for their late brother,” the police report read in part.

Police officers who responded to the distress calls then arrested the suspect, who spent his night at the Githurai 44 Police Post.

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The suspect is expected to be arraigned in court on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, and officers will hold the suspect for the next 14 days.

A source, however said that the family was already in talks to solve the matter out of court because they also had an ongoing burial ceremony.

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