Crime Scene. PHOTO/COURTESY

By Grace Mutindi

Police in Laikipia are investigating circumstances surrounding a tiff between a 49-year-old man and his 23-year-old son in Gatundia village in Laikipia West that left the latter dead.

The man allegedly stabbed his son with a kitchen knife following a heated argument killing him on spot.

Irate members of the public descended on the suspect with blows and kicks while threatening to lynch him but he was rescued by police officers who rushed him to nearby hospital where he was treated and later discharged.

The suspect is detained awaiting arraignment for murder upon completion of the ongoing probe.

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