Irate husband stabs wife over threat of divorce
28 July 2016, 15:54
Homa Bay – A husband who murdered his wife after she
threatened him with divorce has been sentenced to five years in prison.
According to Standard Media Fredrick Lugonze was charged for
the murder of Florence Awino Abonyo after he stabbed her in the stomach and
The day of her death the deceased had called her husband
after leaving their marital home for work and not long after called her husband
to tell him she wanted to end the relationship.
The irate Lugonze then went to her place of work to confront
her over the matter.
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It was there was there that Lugonze was thrown with a stone
and return chased his wife and stabbed her.
Only being charged with manslaughter Lugonze told the court
that, "I only wanted to have my wife back but I didn't plan to kill her.”
Florence death is the second passion crime this week.
On Wednesday a 22-year old Kenyatta University Student was
killed by her boyfriend, an ex-military officer, Maxwell Ochieng after she
tried to cut ties with him.
The student was stabbed to death near Nakumatt Supermarket
after an argument with her 36-year odl ex-military lover, Maxell Ochieng.
The Star reported that Ochieng had called the deceased
sister after the murder and told her to go fetch her sisters dead body.
He also said that he was not able to live without hurt and
would not allow her to be with other men.
The deceased was yet to celebrate her graduation.