Police have arrest a 25-year-old man who killed his friend over boda boda fare

Police officers have arrested a murder suspect who is accused of stabbing his 21-year-old friend on the neck.

According to a report issued by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI, the murder suspect identified as Daniel Wathira, 25, killed his friend Michael Mukami after a shot argument over who was to pay fare after a motorbike ride.

According to the motorbike rider, Stephen Mwango, he had picked the two at around 5:30 am, at Gikambura market in Kikuyu, Kiambu County.

However upon arrival at their destination in Muthangari, the two  passengers started arguing on who was to pay for the ride.

The suspect then dashed to his house and came back wielding a sharp knife. He thereafter stabbed the deceased on the left side of the neck and took off leaving him for dead.

The shocked motorbike rider notified police officers based at Kikuyu police station, who immediately launched a manhunt for the suspect

The suspect was later arrested and detained waiting to be arraigned in court.

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