Nakuru woman who set herself ablaze, dies
18 August 2016, 19:24
Nakuru – A woman who set herself ablaze
after finding out about her husband extra-martial affairs succumbed to her
injuries at the Rift Valley provincial General Hospital.
According to Standard Media Cynthia Njoki,
28 passed on Wednesday night.
She sustained injuries to her hands,
abdomen, thighs and face after she doused herself in kerosene.
The quarrel with her husband began after he
failed to come home on Saturday night only to return home the next day calling
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Outraged Njoki said she went to her bedroom
and doused herself with kerosene.
"I had an issue with my husband after
he failed to report home and on coming, he continued to call a woman he was
having a relationship with. I was angry and burnt myself," Njoki said.
Njoki told the media that her husband would
disappear for days at a time.
She was pronounced dead on Monday.