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Mathare woman arrested after stabbing lover in post-Christmas blues

A woman is in police custody after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in Mathare slums on Wednesday following a misunderstanding.

According to the police, a neighbour heard screams coming from the man’s house and upon checking found one Vincent Munai wreathing in pain and with a stab wound on the right side of his ribs.

The victim said his girlfriend, Janet Musembe, had stabbed him following a misunderstanding. He was rushed to a nearby clinic in serious condition.

The suspect was arrested with a kitchen knife suspected to have been used duing the incident.

In a separate incident in Dandora Phase One, a body of a middle-aged male was found by a woman who reported it to the police.


According to the police, the body had several stab wounds and they suspect the crime was committed elsewhere before the body was dumped at the scene. This is because the was no blood at the scene where the body was found.

Police later identified the victim as a 27 year-old Eric Sisia who worked as a hairdresser in Korogocho.

And in Mukuru kwa Njenga police, an unidentified male aged about 30 years was beaten and lynched by members of the public after he was caught breaking into a house.

The owner of the house screamed for help after he saw the man, who was in group of three, trying break into his house.

The mob chased the the gang and caught up with deceased as the rest escaped. A metal bar was recovered at the scene.

The body was later moved to city mortuary pending postmortem.