Man stabbed by wife for drinking alcohol
28 September 2015, 21:39
Nairobi - A 37-year-old man is hospitalized at Othaya District hospital after he was stabbed with a kitchen knife by his wife of 17 years.
Joseph Nderitu was attacked by Jacinta Muthoni, 33, on Sunday morning at Kabebero village after he allegedly arrived home from a drinking spree.
“He had deep cuts on the head and shoulder. He lost a lot of blood but is currently in a stable condition,” said Dr luke Muhoro who is in charge of the hospital.
The woman has since been arrested by police over the incident.
According to Othaya Deputy OCPD, Jefferson Ali, police found the woman with a blood-stained knife which is being screened to establish whether the blood matches that of the victim.
However, Nderitu who works as a mason, denied been assaulted by his wife stating that he slipped while on his way from a party at his uncle’s home.
He added that his wife was not responsible of his predicaments noting that if she was he would settle the matter out of court.
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