× Digital News Videos Africa Health & Science Opinion Columnists Education Lifestyle Cartoons Moi Cabinets Arts & Culture Gender Planet Action Podcasts E-Paper Tributes Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×
VAS

ELECTION 2022

Fight over First-Year JKUAT girl ends tragically

CENTRAL
By Brian Okoth | Jan 19th 2022 | 2 min read

Police say the deceased was thrown from the third floor of an apartment in Juja, Kiambu County. [File, Standard]

A Second-Year student of Kirinyaga University died on Tuesday morning, January 18, after allegedly falling from the third floor of an apartment in Juja, Kiambu County.

The deceased, identified as Taylon Mbuthia, 20, is alleged to have fought with another man over a female First-Year student of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).

The two men are alleged to have met at the woman’s house at Lantana Apartments in Juja last weekend.

The woman is said to have introduced Mbuthia as her cousin when the other man, a Fourth-Year JKUAT student who arrived unannounced, inquired how Mbuthia was related to her.

Prior to the fatal fight, Mbuthia and the other man, together with the woman at the centre of love triangle, went out on a drinking spree within Juja on Monday.

Another person, a man, would later join them, bringing to four the total number of revelling friends.

At around 1am Tuesday, while heading back to the female First-Year student’s room, it dawned on the two men that they were actually dating the same girl.

“The two are believed to have fought at the woman’s door, before Mbuthia landed on the ground floor under mysterious circumstances,” the DCI said in a statement on Twitter.

Mbuthia’s body had multiple fractures, and blood was oozing from his mouth and nose, police said.

Police have, consequently, arrested the woman at the centre of the love triangle, her alleged boyfriend and the third suspect who joined them for a party on Monday night.

Mbuthia’s body was taken to a Kiambu morgue as investigations continue.

Share this story
Come out and register as voters, DP Ruto urges youth
Ruto who addressed rallies in Karen, Kibra and Dagoretti in Nairobi on Tuesday said youths can only elect the right leaders if they register as voters
Kung fu master Sin wants to run Hong Kong as leadership race looms
Hong Kong kung fu master and film producer Checkley Sin Kwok Lam said on Wednesday he intended to run in the city's leadership race, a surprise move t

.
RECOMMENDED NEWS

;