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Man kills wife over food

A middle aged man on Sunday, killed his wife over food in Rukanga village in Kirinyaga County.

The man is said to have strangled his wife Virginia Wambui, when he came home drunk and demanded to be served with food.

According to witnesse the husband allegedly used a lesso to strangle the victim as the family members watched in disbelief.

Mwea-West police boss Stephen Wenda who confirmed the incident said the assailant broke the victim’s hand before killing her.

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“The suspect behaved like a beast and he will face a murder charges after police are through with investigations,” said Mr Wendwa.

The suspect was arrested when he had hired a vehicle to ferry the deceased to the morgue.


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