There was drama in Kayole Wednesday morning after DCI detectives cornered a man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend in Njiru last week.
The suspect is said to have tied her ex-girlfriend inside her house before setting her a blaze.
After the police cornered the suspect, a middle-aged man he fled to the fifth floor of the apartment he was in and threatened to commit suicide.
DCI detectives spent the early part of the morning pleading with him not to take his life on account of his actions.
A large crowd had gathered outside the apartment baying for his blood.
The police officers were later assisted by the County Fire department, for the suspect to be evacuated and get charged for his heinous crimes.
According to an earlier statement by the DCI, the suspect, who had been on the run since the Friday incident had locked himself up at a house on the fifth floor of an apartment in Kayole, in Nairobi County.
“Detectives have cornered the man believed to have murdered his ex girlfriend in Njiru, by tying her up inside her house and setting it on fire,” said the DCI.
“The suspect, who has been on the run since the Friday incident, has locked himself up at a house on the fifth floor of an apartment in Kayole.”
We are calling upon the irate crowd to give way to our officers assisted by the County Fire department, for the suspect to be evacuated & get charged for his heinous crimes. pic.twitter.com/Lezx0DAGDD
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) January 27, 2021