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Woman faces murder charge

By Joseph Ndunda September 14th, 2021 1 min read

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) is holding a woman who is accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death during a domestic fight at Waithaka estate in Dagoretti, Nairobi.

Peninah Wanjiru Muchemi is suspected of killing George Ogamo on Saturday night using a kitchen knife. She is in custody.

The matter was reported to Waithaka police station by a neighbour.

Ongamo succumbed to injuries at the house.

The police have obtained orders at Kibera law courts to detain Ms. Muchemi at Kabete police station for 14 days to conclude investigations.

The murder weapon has been recovered.

Only the neighbour who reported the incident has recorded a statement with police, Okello said adding more witnesses will record their testimonies with DCI during the investigations. The suspect will be arraigned on September 28.