A Siaya county man is under investigation, for allegedly bartering his wife to death.
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations is probing the accused, for beating his wife to death, and carrying her on a wheelbarrow.
The 34-year-old, according to the DCI, went home on Saturday, September, 11 and found the lady of the house absent. He would later find her at a local drinking joint, excessively drunk.
In a DCI comment,
Infuriated by the sight, the suspect descended on her with kkicks and blows, further immobilizing his 42-year-old wife, who could barely stand on her feet.
Further, they explain, the culprit then loaded his wife onto a wheelbarrow and pushed her home. It was during this that her system failed and in the same night, she drew her last.
Neighbouring residents informed the police of the disturbing incident, who in turn apprehended the suspect and put him in their custody, at Sihay police station. He is to be arraigned and charged with murder.
Netizens on social media have voiced their disapproval of the deed, and advised that the law enforcers do their best to get some justice for the poor lady.