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Boda boda rider arrested for stabbing wife to death

By Iptisam Abdallah

A 40-year-old Bodaboda rider from Kasarani sub-county in Nairobi has on March 17 been arrested for allegedly stabbing his wife and afterwards attempting to commit suicide.

According to a report filed at Kasarani Clay City police post, Samuel Longututi had on Wednesday night started a quarrel with his wife Lucy Wanjiku before stabbing her with a kitchen knife.

” It was reported by Miss Naomi Njoroge, a caretaker of one apartment at Maji Mazuri B Fourth Street of the station that one person identified as Samuel Longututi,40 had a domestic argument with his wife now deceased,” the report stated.

Senior police officers attached to Kasarani together with the Officer of Commanding Station went to the suspect’s home where they found him lying on his bed with injuries on his neck and was holding a knife that he used to stab the deceased.

Samuel’s attempts to fake death were futile as police used teargas to wake him up and immediately took him to Mama Lucy Hospital.

The suspect was discharged from the hospital and taken to the police post where he is currently under watch as he awaits to be charged with murder and attempted suicide.

The deceased’s body has been taken to City Mortuary in Nairobi awaiting post-mortem to determine the cause of her death.











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