Nairobi woman kills husband over rent, infidelity


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A man died on Thursday in Dandora estate, Nairobi after he was stabbed several times by his wife following a domestic dispute.

In a case of love gone sour, the middle-aged man, who was accused of infidelity and failing to pay rent got into a confrontation with his wife, with the argument degenerating into a tragic scuffle.

The couple, both aged below 30, engaged in a fight in the house before the woman grabbed a knife and stabbed the man severally around the pelvic area.

Buruburu OCPD Geophrey Mayiek confirmed the incident saying after committing the act, the woman alerted the neighbours to help her rush the man to hospital but he bled to death.

According to the neighbours, the woman had been accusing the husband of cheating on her and failing to pay rent.

The couple had lived together for five years and have a 4-year-old child.

The woman was arrested and taken to Dandora Police Station while the body of the deceased was moved to City Mortuary.

 

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