Gender Based Violence On The Increase As A Man Kills His Wife In Isiolo


Police officers in Isiolo have arrested the key suspect in the murder of Celestine Nduku, a 26-year-old woman who was found dead in her house at Kambi ya Juu area last Sunday.

Eric Mutwiri Mwenda, who went into hiding after the incident, was arrested in Nanyuki where he was living with his cousin Earnest Kiburi, who was also taken into custody.

While welcoming the arrest, the family of the deceased hoped that Mwenda who was arrested several times before for assaulting Nduku will face consequences for his actions.

This adds to the long list of cases of gender based violence and killings witnessed in the country recently.

Last week, a woman stabbed 3 men who fought over her, and sucked their blood in Kahawa west.

There was storm on twitter and other social media platforms demanding justice for Velvine Nungari.

A night out for a 24-year-old waitress ended up in tears after the woman was allegedly raped by the Nairobi businessman Joseph Murimi.

The police plus the medical reports later revealed Velvine may have been gang-raped leading to her death on March 9 at the Kenyatta University Referral hospital where she was receiving treatment for a broken spine and sexual assault.


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