Man slept in office for nights to escape rent

Friday, March 13th, 2020 14:52 |

Who would have expected a landlord to take law onto his own hands and take someone’s live over Sh 2,500?

In February this year, a landlord in Kawangware killed his tenant over Sh2,500 rent arrears.

Ngángá Gitau, is said to have stabbed to death 26-year-old Warren Jirongo after he failed to pay rent for January.

Residents who described Jirongo as honest and hardworking man stormed the landlord’s compound and set his mabati houses on fire.

The angry residents later took to the streets with weapons demanding justice for the Jirongo.

According to his neighbours, Jirongo, an orphan, struggled to make ends meet as he worked as a garbage collector in Kariobangi.

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