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Man slashes wife to death due to infidelity

08 September 2014, 10:36 Oduor Omondi

Homa Bay - A 32-year-old man in Homa Bay County allegedly slashed his wife to death after she found her in their matrimonial bed with her lover.

Confirming the incident, Homa Bay County Police Commander, Gabriel Musau, narrated that Elijah Ouma went to his house in Ratende Village, Rachuonyo South sub-County Saturday night only to found his wife sleeping with another man.

Also Read: Man brutally kills and smashes head of wife's lover

A confrontation ensued leading to a fight between the two men. The ‘mpango wa kando’ was overpowered by the suspect before he slipped out and fled under the cover of darkness.

The police boss said after the intruder vanished, Ouma directed his anger to the mother of his children identified as Lilian Auma, 24, whom he allegedly slashed several times with a machete killing her on the spot.

Also Read: Man hacks wife to death as children watch

Musau said that Ouma surrendered himself to the area assistant chief immediately after the incident, before he was handed over to the police.

He said the identity of the intruder had so far not been established but added that investigations into the incident had commenced and that Ouma would be arraigned in court once the preliminary investigations are complete.

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