A 29 year old man has narrowly escaped death after angry Mwingi residents pounced on him after he stabbed his girlfriend, a 20 year old on the stomach.
Confirming the incident, Mwingi Central Sub county police commander, Peter Mutuma said the two were living together at a rented house in Katumba area,Mwingi town.
The two got involved in an argument prompting the man to stab the 20 year old lover.
Following the commotion, members of public attacked the man beat him but was rescued by police officers before they set him ablaze though he had sustained injuries on his face and body.
He, Kelvin Baraza was immediately rushed to Mwingi level 4 hospital where the girlfriend, Faith Makau is also receiving treatment under serious condition.