A middle-aged-man was on Friday stabbed by a bar owner in Gichiche, Embu County, for failing to clear a bill of Ksh.90.
The victim, identified as Muriithi Gitei, is said to have gotten into a squabble with the owner of Sky Base Rukungu bar over the arrears before the incident occurred.
Gitei is said to have lost his phone and some cash during the altercation.
Irked residents have since expressed their anger following the incident, calling on the government to take immediate action against the bar owner.
They similarly want the bar closed over claims that it is too close to a local primary school.