Police in Kirinyaga are looking for a 31-year-old man accused of killing his elder brother after discovering they were both having an affair with their 17-year-old step-sister.

The incident happened on Saturday, December 3 in Chema Village, Ndia Constituency.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the suspect killed his brother at their home after busting the elder sibling in a compromising situation with the teenage girl.

“A fight broke out between the suspect and the deceased,” said the DCI in a statement on Twitter.

The 37-year-old brother died of his physical injuries, police said.


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According to authorities, the victim died of blunt force trauma to the head. He’d also been assaulted in the face and back.

The 37-year-old man’s body was moved to the Karatina Sub-County Hospital morgue.

The DCI said the now-deceased had, in March 2022, impregnated their 17-year-old step-sister, whose unborn baby died in the womb.

The brothers shared a biological father with the girl, but had different mothers.

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