Friday, May 10, 2019- A 19-year old man is in police custody after he ‘accidentally’ hacked his newly-wed wife to death using a machete in Kitui County.

The man identified as John Mutinda, is said to have committed the act after an argument with the wife.

After killing his 18-year old wife identified as Ciru Murimi, he approached his mother and asked to be taken to the police station.

 “He knocked at my window and requested me to take him to the station because he had accidentally killed his new wife after a misunderstanding,” the mother said.

 Kitui Central Sub-County boss, Sicily Gatiti, confirmed the incident and said the reason behind the murder is yet to be established
Sicily Gatiti, Kitui Central sub-county police, remarked that the reason behind the murder of the 18-year-old lady is yet to be established.

Mutinda was arraigned in court and detained for an extra 14 days to facilitate investigations into the matter.

Cases of spouses killing each other have become rampant of late which is a cause of concern.

The Kenyan DAILY POST.

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