A 39 -year old Kenyan man, has fled his home after attacking his neighbor, a butcher, he alleged to be sleeping with his 56-year-old mistress.
According to Standard Media, the attacked man simply identified as Mwangi, was on his way out of a pub in Njathaini village in Gatundu North of Kenya, when his neighbor ambushed him.
When recounting the bitter experience, Mwangi , said his attacker first stabbed him several times, before chopping off genitals and then fleeing the scene.
He attacked me using a panga and a knife, saying I would learn my lesson for having an affair with his girlfriend.
Since I was drunk, he overpowered me and wrestled me to the ground before stabbing me several times in the legs, hands and head. He then cut off my genitals using the knife. It was very painful.
The allegations that I had an affair with my attacker’s girlfriend are nothing but lies. I want justice so that he can be made to pay for his deeds.
Both men are reportedly married.
He, was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was given emergency treatment and his genitals reattached.
Angered by the evil act, villagers stormed the attackers home, but met his absence. His wife, who was at home said he had left a note saying he was going to commit suicide by jumping into Chania River. The mistress was also discovered to have fled her home, by the time the mob got there.
Daniel Njenga, Mwangi’s relative, revealed that their family is demanding for justice.
We want nothing but justice to prevail. The suspect must be made of face the full wrath of the law
Gatundu North police chief, Reuben Muli, conforming the incident said:
The suspect will be arraigned and charged with assault once we get him.