Tharaka-Nithi man stabs and kills friend over termites meal

A man collects edible termites. A sombre mood has engulfed Kamatungu estate on the suburbs of Marimanti town in Tharaka-Nithi County after a man allegedly stabbed and killed his friend on October 20, 2019 following a scuffle over a meal of termites. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • After the stabbing, the suspect escaped from irate residents who were baying for his blood.
  • He surrendered at Marimanti Police Station.
  • Termites are a delicacy, especially when served with ugali.

A sombre mood has engulfed Kamatungu estate on the suburbs of Marimanti town in Tharaka-Nithi County after a man allegedly stabbed and killed his friend following a scuffle over a meal of termites.

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