A middle-aged woman has been stabbed to death by her husband at Machakos County.
The mother of a 6-year old baby had been allegedly stabbed by her husband at Miwani village after which she was rushed to Machakos level 5 hospital.
A family member said the man committed the crime after a fight with the deceased, his wife.
“The kid came crying saying that his dad had cut the mom, we rushed her to the hospital for treatment and reported the matter to the police station,” he told the press.
A neighbor who was witnessing the act claimed the two had been fighting and quarreling for some time.
The area village elder Francis Wambua confirmed the case saying the man pounced on the woman as she cooked ‘ugali’.
According to Wambua, the deceased was rushed to Machakos Level Five Hospital where she succumbed to the injuries few moments into treatment.
The village elder confirmed that the man had been held at Machakos Police Station as investigations.
The suspect fled immediately after committing the crime but was later arrested by the police with the help of angry residents.
“The culprit t had fled after committing the crime before he was arrested by police with the help of irate residents.” He said.
The man is expected to appear in court on Monday.
“He has been taken to Machakos Police station and will appear in court immediately after investigations.” Wambua added.