Police is Kirinyaga County arrested a teacher from Karoti Girls High School after he allegedly attacked his colleague with a machete in the staffroom.
Details indicated that the suspect hacked his male colleague over an alleged love affair with the young female teacher currently practicing at their Karori High school.
According to the police boss, the suspect armed with a sharpened machete, carried out the attack during their afternoon break.
The suspect was arrested by police as the victim Alfose Orina, rushed to a nearby hospital for urgent medical attention since he had sustained severe head cuts that left him profusely bleeding.
Citizen Tv reported that the Mwea East Police Commander Daniel Katavi confirmed that the suspect was being held at Wang’uru Police Post awaiting legal criminal processing.
“He was still in the school compound after the incident when his colleagues were struggling to help the victim with others calling police officers. He will be charged with attempted murder,” Kitavi said adding that they had managed to recover the deadly weapon he used to perpetrate the attack.
The attacker, according to police, had even though he had already killed the colleague as per his plans.