Another saddening case of domestic violence has led to the death of a 25 year old man. Kelvin Ikatwa succumbed to stab wounds on the chest after a quarrel with his girlfriend, 19 year old Sheila Atema.
Sheila, a first year UoN student was arrested on Tuesday at an apartment in Kangemi in which she lived with the deceased.
Ikatwa, also known as Razor, was a Bachelor of Arts student at the same institution and also played as a midfielder for National Super League Wazito Football Club.
According to Nairobi CID boss Ireri Kamwende, police went to the area after neighbours informed them of commotion.
Ikatwa was reportedly found lying dead on their bed and had three stab wounds to the chest.
Police are yet to establish the motive of the gruesome murder.
Wazito Football Club eulogised Ikatwa in a press statement which read,
“We regret that we have lost Kelvin Ikatwa, who passed on this afternoon. Kelvin ‘Razor’ was a polished midfielder and he joined Wazito FC in the year 2012 from Tena FC. He was committed to the team, disciplined and a team player. Kelvin held Wazito in his heart and gave his all for the betterment of the club and his professional growth. Until his death, he was undertaking a Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of Nairobi. The family requests for privacy and for your prayers as we mourn our departed brother, friend, comrade and colleague. #RIPIkatwa“