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Kakamega: Man kills wife for denying him Ugali

Police in Kakamega have arrested a man who reportedly killed his wife after a disagreement over food on Monday, September 14.

Witnesses said the man, Joseph Shiro came home drunk and asked his wife Florence Makonjio to serve him a second round of Ugali.

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According to reports the wife was irritated by the husband’s demands and ‘brushed’ him off.

The two got into a scuffle and after a short while the man picked a jembe and hit the wife on the head.

Their daughter said the father came home elevated even though he was drunk.

She added that he even danced for them some minutes before the quarrels begun.

This came as a shock to family of the slain saying that the two never showed signs of disagreements before.

The body of the of the deceased was moved to Kakamega mortuary.

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The suspect was arrested and booked at Shilakwe Police Station in Navakholo awaiting arraignment.

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