According to starrfm.com.gh, the suspect wrapped the body of his deceased wife, Afua Abrefi, and dumped it in a bush after committing the crime.
The deceased’s family filed a police report after not seeing her for several days and becoming suspicious.
“After an investigation, the suspect was apprehended and confessed to murdering the wife.”
“He led officers to the scene, where the body was recovered and deposited at the morgue after the necessary inventories were taken.”
“Police brought the accused before Bekwai Magistrate Court and remanded him for two weeks to allow police to conduct further investigation for proper charges to begin the committal trial,” according to the news website.
According to a similar report, Nairobi police arrested a man who beat his wife to death because she arrived home late.
The suspect, from Githurai 45, was reported to be in law enforcement custody, assisting with further investigation.
Kasarani Police Chief Anthony Mbogo confirmed the arrest and said the suspect was being held at the Kasarani Police Station.
According to reports, the suspect struck Florence Kaari on the head with a blunt object, severely injuring her. As a result of the assault, she died.
On December 4, 2022, the unfortunate incident reportedly occurred in the presence of the couple’s househelp, Ruth Kaimenyi.
According to the witness, the suspect arrived home drunk on that fateful day and became enraged when he discovered his wife had returned home.
Out of rage, the suspect locked out the housekeeper until the deceased returned home and told her about her husband’s violent behavior and threats.
Florence, on the other hand, knocked on the door of her matrimonial home, and the suspect opened it and let her in.
According to reports, a fight broke out immediately after she entered the room, with Kaimenyi helplessly watching on until the unfortunate happened.