Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) based in Njoro have arrested a murder suspect John Mwangi Githaiga.
He was arrested in the Muthaguta area.
A statement from the DCI posted on Twitter said Mwangi was being sought for the cold-blooded of his wife, a 23-year-old Mercy Njeri.
On Tuesday, October 13, Mwangi is accused of slitting his victim’s throat with a sharp object before setting her hands and feet on fire.
He had disappeared after the gruesome murder.
During the arrest, detectives recovered a sword- believed to be the murder weapon- and kept it as an exhibit.
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