A bar brawl between two friends ended in tragedy on Wednesday evening in Kitengela Town after one of the men stabbed his friend to death.
The two are reported to have disagreed over the attention of a barmaid at a wine and spirits joint known as Starehe after hours of drinking.
According to revelers, the drinking buddies were trying to outdo each other in a bid to win the woman’s affections using different tactics. However, one of them got angry on sensing that he was losing to his friend.
He then pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed his friend in the chest several times before fleeing from the scene.
The victim died on the spot.
Incensed members of the public were baying for the blood of the barmaid before police officers responded in time and rescued her.
Confirming the incident, Isinya OCPD Stephen Wenda said the barmaid was taken to Kitengela police station to help in investigations.
He urged members of the public to assist police with information on the whereabouts of the attacker.
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