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"They Tied Me on a Railway Line After Raping and Stabbing Me" Lady Recounts Painful Ordeal

A 34-year-old double amputee, Irene Amukuma Aisha alias Mkavita, recalls the events of February 3, 2017, like they happened a few hours ago.

It is the day two men gang-raped, stabbed and tied her to the train tracks to be run over by a speeding train at Mombasa’s Kibarani area. The train crushed her legs near the hips.

In 2018, she told a Mombasa court that her ex-boyfriend and a childhood friend were behind the attack.

The ex-boyfriend, Stephen Mzee Thomas alias Kerenje, and his friend, Steven Otieno Okalu were arrested and charged with rape and attempted murder. They denied the charges.

Mkavita told the court that she was three months pregnant when she went through the ordeal.

Recounting those painful memories, the young mother said she was on her way to her work place when hell broke loose.

"I was waylaid by two men from behind, it was dark but i knew them, after forcing them selves on me they tied me on the railway line after stabbing me," she said.

According to her she tried for several agonizing hours to untie her self without any luck.

Sadly the train appeared as scheduled and it was then she knew her life was over.

" The train captain saw me and honked for long she even applied the emergency brakes but it was too late" she said.

Mkavita lost her two legs and was rushed to the hospital by good samaritans.

She went into a comma for three days and is always thankful for getting her life back.

According to her she has already forgiven all those who harmed her and has left all to God.

Mkavita currently learns a chapo Madodo business near the Mombasa law courts

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Irene Amukuma Aisha Kerenje Mkavita Mombasa Stephen Mzee Thomas


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