It is said that ‘Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned’ and a case of one Sarafina Wanjiku from Limuru, Kiambu County accused of butchering her house help for allegedly having an affair with her husband is one that will leave you jittery.
The case that is currently before a court in Limuru, Kiambu County and has resulted into the arrest of the 45-year-old woman, Sarafina, accused of killing her house-help.
The court has ordered that Sarafina Wanjiku, the employer accused of killing her house help, be detained for 14 days as investigations into her alleged crime proceed.
The house help who has only been identified as Njoki was allegedly butchered on Thursday the 28th of November 2019 in her employer’s house in Githioro-ini village in Kiambu County.
Njoki, the murdered house help is reported to be in her 20’s with her employer’s motive for butchering her being that she suspected the late Njoki had an affair with her (employer’s) husband.
Sandra Ogot, the Limuru Principal Magistrate ordered a mental examination to be conducted on Sarafina Wanjiku before she could take a plea on the murder case of her house help, Njoki.
The young Njoki is reported to have been stabbed multiple times leading to loss of blood and eventual death by the suspect who accused her of being in an affair with her husband.
Sarafina Wanjiku’s case will be mentioned on the 16th of December 2019 when she is expected to take plea.
17-Year-Old Boy Murders Form Two Student For Rejecting Sexual Advances
Residents of Mirera, 20 kilometers from Naivasha town in Nakuru County have been left shaken after a 17-year-old boy stabbed a form two student 10 times, killing her instantly for rejecting his sexual advances.
The 17-year-old boy is reported to have murdered Valerie Njeri in cold blood and then proceeded to spend the night with her body before dumping it onto Valerie’s parents’ doorstep the following morning.
The 17-year-old boy accused of having murdered Valerie Njeri, is now in police custody and is reported to have hid Valerie’s body under his bed and only removed it on 29th November 2019.
The parents were shocked to wake up to the naked, lifeless body of Valerie Njeri at their doorstep, saying they had left her full of life and jovial to run their shop on Thursday before she went missing.
The 17-year-old suspect whose name is protected because he is still a minor is accused of having lured the deceased, Valerie Njeri, into his parents’ home, where he is alleged to have defiled her before stabbing her at least ten times.
It is reported that the suspect’s parents were not at home during the incident.
It is a trail of blood from the bedroom of the suspect to where the body had been dumped that led police and angry neighbors to the suspect’s bedroom under his bed.
“When we returned in the evening, Thursday, we looked for Njeri everywhere, but we did not find her. On Friday morning, a neighbor knocked on our door and told us that our daughter’s body was lying at the main gate,” the girl’s father John Nduno said.
Parents of murdered Valerie Njeri said the suspect was well known to them and that Valerie’s father had even given the boy a lift a few days before the tragedy.
The suspect’s mother confirmed that there was indeed something peculiar with her son since he joined Form Three and that he had woken abnormally early on Friday he is suspected to have dumped the body of Valerie.
“He woke up earlier than usual and when she asked him what the problem was, he said he wanted to study,” said the suspect’s mother.
Valerie Njeri’s body was taken to a Naivasha hospital mortuary as the 17-year-old boy was taken to Naivasha police sadly marking a rise in the cases of Gender-based violence.