Man stabs girlfriend to death, then commits suicide by taking poison

By: STELLA CHERONO

A 27-year-old man has stabbed his girlfriend to death before committing suicide by taking poison in Nairobi’s Juja Estate B.

Starehe OCPD Benard Nyakwaka said a fight ensued between the two at around 1.40am Thursday.

It is suspected the two quarrelled over love-related issues.

The man, Abdi Malik Idris, stabbed Santa Mohamed Abdullah seven times, killing her instantly. “He then drank poison. “His body was found on the roof of the house they were sleeping in,” Mr Nyakwaka said.