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Pregnant woman sets herself on fire after husband spends the night away

16 August 2016, 12:41 Jackson Okata

Nairobi - A-27-year-old pregnant Nakuru woman is nursing injuries at the Nakuru County Level Five hospital after she set herself a blaze.

The husband allegedly failed to return home on Saturday night and failed to give enough reasons as to why he slept away.

According to reliable sources, Cynthia Njoki decided to set herself ablaze using kerosene after she suspected her husband was having an affair with another woman.

Read Also: Man stabs his estranged wife for denying him sex

Njoki is said to have picked a quarrel with her husband who returned home on Sunday night after spending the Saturday night away.

Speaking from her hospital bed Njoki told reporters that she wanted to take away her life out of anger.

Njoki sustained 45 per cent burns on her hands, abdomen, thighs and face.

- MyNews24

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