Murume kills and eats a dog to fight hunger pangs in Meru

A middle-aged man from Karimba Village in Maara, Tharaka Nithi has been arrested on suspicion of slaughtering a dog and eating its meat.

The male suspect was nabbed cooking the dog meat at his home on Wednesday evening.

Upon interrogation by police, the suspect said he chose to kill and eat the animal because he was “dying of hunger”.

Police say he will be arraigned on Friday.