Nigerian kills Countryman In Kenya Over Money

by Kim Boateng Posted on September 19th, 2017

A Nigerian man is currently languishing in prison after stabbing another Nigerian to death in a fight over money in Ruaka Town, Kiambaa sub-county, Kenya on Monday, September 18. The names were not disclosed but people familiar with the matter say the two men are yoruba from western Nigeria who have been living together with a third Nigerian for some time. The third party moved out only last week. They also claim the fight was about hijacking each others clients and money.

A witness said that the man pulled out a knife and stabbed his friend moments after arriving at his residence, local news outlet, Mwakilishi reported.

“The guy came over and they met at the gate. He stopped outside his friend’s car, knocked on the window, took out the knife and stabbed his friend in the chest,” a guard at the residence in question said.


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It was gathered that the guard held the attacker and roughed him up, but he was saved by police who arrived at the scene. Neighbours described the friends as secretive and reserved. The eyewitnesses described the friends as secretive and reserved.

Police officers said the victim was stabbed several times on the chest following a confrontation over an unknown amount of money.

The suspect is being held at Karuri police station and the body of the victim was taken to Nairobi City Mortuary.

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