Man Arrested For Chopping Off Friends Arm Over Ksh150 Debt

Police have arrested a middle-aged man for allegedly chopping off his friend’s arm over a Ksh150 debt.

The suspect, who has been on the run for a month now, was arrested on Sunday, December 6 in Narok where he has been hiding.

Joshia Agutu is said to have attacked his friend, Maurice Ouma at Mariwa trading centre on November 2020 over Ksh150 debt.

According to Awendo Sub county Deputy Police Commander Mr.Jacob Walukhu, the suspect allegedly the 27-years-oldfriend in his house and chopped off his left arm after they disagreed over the repayment of a debt.

The victim’s wife told the police that her husband had sold a Ksh.700 phone to the suspect.

However, the suspect managed to only pay Ksh550 upfront promising to pay the rest later.

It’s when the victim went to demand the balance that the suspect attacked him.

The victim is currently receiving medical care at the Rapcom Hospital.

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