Cases of Gender Bases Violence in the country have been on the rise in the recent past and many institutions have been doing their best to ensure that the scourge is mitigated.
Picture courtesy. Mercy Njeri.
Just a day ago, a man killed his wife and four children using an ax and then surrendered himself to the authorities and was arraigned in court today where a psychiatric evaluation was ordered.
The husband, identified as 25 year old Joseph Kariuki, attacked his wife with a machete and left her bleeding before he proceeded to throw himself inside a well and died on the spot.
21 year old Mercy Njeri who is a mother of one went to pick her belongings from the deceased's house in Chamarelel Village in Timboroa, Uasin Gishu County before the husband went berserk on her.
A witness, identified as Chege Wainaina had this to say, "Before the incident, Kariuki was narrating to his colleagues how he was frustrated in life and that his marriage was no longer working and he made intentions to kill his wife before taking his own life as well."
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