Fight over woman leaves 24-year-old man dead at ‘disco matanga’

A 24-year-old man was fatally stabbed on Thursday night after a scuffle ensued between him and other men over a woman at a funeral in Miwani, Muhoroni Sub-County in Kisumu.

Confirming the incident, Kisumu County Police Commander, Titus Yoma, said the 24-year-old was knifed by unknown assailants on his way home after a ‘disco matanga’.

Bleeding profusely, the vicenarian was rushed to Ahero Sub-County Hospital, but unfortunately died on arrival at the facility.

Mr Yoma said preliminary investigation has revealed that the deceased was killed by a group of youth after a disagreement ensued between them over a woman.

Mr Yoma says comprehensive investigations into the murder are underway, with police promising to bring the suspects to book.

The body of the 24-year-old was taken to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referal Hospital mortuary, pending a postmortem examination.