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Kibera woman dies after being burnt by lover

By HILARY KIMUYU February 2nd, 2016 1 min read

Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly beat his girlfriend, doused her with kerosene and set her on fire in Laini Saba, Kibera.

The 39 year old Nicholas Amolo committed the heinous act on Saturday as the mother of the middle-aged woman watched in horror.

According to police report, members of the public came to the woman’s rescue after they heard screams, but the man managed to flee.

The woman was rushed to Kenyatta National Hospital by Good Samaritans and was admitted at the intensive care unit burns ward.

The woman later succumbed to her injuries and while undergoing treatment. The matter was reported at Kilimani police station.