Taita Taveta Man arrested over beheading uncle

A 27-year-old woman in police custody after stabbing her boyfriend./FILE

Police in Mwatate, Taita Taveta County are holding a 20-year-old man accused of beheading his uncle.

A police report indicates that the suspect chopped off his uncle’s head before taking it to his uncle’s wife on Wednesday night.

Neighbors say the suspect has been threatening to kill other people in the Mrughue village where he was staying with his uncle.

The body of the deceased was taken to the Moi County Referral Hospital mortuary in Voi pending for the post mortem an autopsy.