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Stephen Kanumba: Wema Sepetu Shares Touching Message to Remember Late Ex-Lover

Actress Wema Sepetu has shared a touching tribute to remember her departed ex-boyfriend, Stephen Kanumba 10 years after his demise. 

Through her Instagram page, the actress shared TBT photos with the departed thespian, reminiscing beautiful moments she shared with Kanumba. 

Wema accompanied the photos with a short caption that read; 

“Rest easy Booboo.” 

Departed actor Stephen Kanumba and Wema Sepetu PHOTO/COURTESY

The post sparked reactions from netizens who shared their tribute messages to mark Kanumba’s 10th death anniversary.  

quav_senior: I loved this couple.

elvina_254: He will never be forgotten always in our hearts.

mbutananga: Only God knows.

_altess__: May his soul rest in Paradise.

Kanumba died from a head injury in April 2012 after he fell in his bedroom and hit his head on the wall.

His 17-year-old girlfriend Elizabeth “Lulu” Michael was charged with manslaughter in connection with the death. 

Kanumba was taken unconscious to Muhimbili National Referral Hospital where he was declared dead.

Michael was arrested and stayed in remand for almost a year for investigation and later, the charges were amended to involuntary manslaughter.

In October 2017, she testified to the High Court of Tanzania that after Kanumba confronted her, he took her to his room by force and started beating her with a sword while he was intoxicated. 

Michael claimed that Kanumba fell and hit his head while beating her with the sword.

In 2017, she was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for his death and sentenced to two years in prison but her sentence was then changed from two years imprisonment to community services. 

READ ALSO: Wema Sepetu opens up about being beaten by ex-boyfriend Diamond Platnumz

Michael was released from jail inMay 2018, after serving at least a year in jail.

Late actor Stephen Kanumba and Wema Sepetu in a movie set PHOTO/COURTESY

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