Police in Murang’a are detaining a 65 year old granny, for allegedly murdering her 99 year old husband in cold blood on Sunday
It is alleged that the suspect, Margaret Wanjiru, slit open her husband’s throat following a row over food.
She had warned his children against giving him food but they couldn’t stop since she wasn’t feeding him well.
On the fateful morning, she found one of them serving him breakfast.
An argument ensued and she quickly took a sharp machette and slit his throat.
Margaret had left her husband for 5 years. She came back in 2018 and since then, she has been asaaulting him continuously.
In 2019, he hit him using a metallic rod. He ended up being hospitalized due to excessive bleeding.
Margaret is currently being held at Kandara police station.
The sad case comes at a time when the country is facing many murder cases between lovers.