A Kenyan woman has been apprehended by the police for allegedly pouring petrol on her husband’s mistress.
The 34-year-old woman identified as Sheila Andayi Okwomi pleaded not guilty to the allegation laid before her in a Milimani Court.
“You are charged that on April 8, 2021 at about 12:00 pm at GK Kamiti Maximum Security prison in Kasarani sub county within Nairobi City County in the republic of Kenya attempted unlawfully to cause the death of Nancy Wanjiru Njeri by pouring petroleum substance on her at a close range.”
The alleged mistress, Nancy Wanjiru Njeri in a report seen by K4 digital stated that the suspect planned on killing her and explained that she also received defamatory and abusive messages.
She went on to state that the suspect approached her with her sister while she was carrying out an official vaccination exercise.
Njeri said Okwomi went ahead to pour petrol on her.
Investigations carried out revealed that the suspect planned on harming the complainant bearing in mind her husband was having an affair with her.
After denying the allegations, Okwomi was set free with a cash bail of Ksh600,000.
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