Landlord stabs student tenant over mangoes
A Chuka University student was stabbed by her landlord on Wednesday evening after she allegedly plucked mangoes from a tree in his compound.
Confirming the incident, Meru South OCPD Baraza Saiya said that another student also sustained minor cuts after he attempted to rescue the girl from the scuffle.
Mr. Saiya also said that the landlord was later stabbed by irate students from the university in a revenge attack.
“On Wednesday evening we were informed that a landlord had stabbed his tenant who is a female student at Chuka University. Later, angry university students stormed the landlord’s home and stabbed him in retaliation,” he said.
The three were later taken to hospital where they were treated and discharged.
The landlord is currently being held at Chuka Police Station before being arraigned in court.
The OCPD called on landlors and students to co-exist peacefully.