A 37-year-old man in Elgeyo Marakwet County has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife, 23, on Wednesday night.
The suspect, who is in custody at Kaptagat Police Station, reportedly used a machete to slash his wife’s neck and feet multiple times.
Kaptagat OCS Charles Laboso, confirming the incident, said that the two had a disagreement over unspecified matter and were having marital problems.
Laboso urged locals to always seek alternative ways to solve their issues in marriages rather than resorting to violence.
The deceased’s body was taken to Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital Mortuary in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu, awaiting burial.