Thursday October 25, 2018-A renowned political activist in Nyeri was on Wednesday killed in cold blood under unclear circumstances.
Joan Muthoni from Nyeri County was stabbed to death under mysterious circumstances.
According to reports, the activist was stabbed several times by a man believed to be a business partner who also alleges to be her husband.
The suspect is said to have later on surrendered to the police at Nyeri Central Police Station.
Nyeri Central OCPD, Paul Kuria, confirmed the unfortunate incident although the identity of the attacker is yet to be released to the public.
Muthoni was rushed to Nyeri Level Five Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
"She was pronounced dead on arrival at Nyeri Referral Hospital.”
“The suspect is being interrogated before being taken to court," the OCPD said.
Speaking to the media, Mugambi Mathai, who also claims to be the husband to the deceased activist, said Muthoni had confided in him that there was a person who was threatening her.
According to Mugambi, the activist wanted to move from Kamakwa to another part of Nyeri Town due to the threats.
The Kenyan DAILY POST