Mombasa,KENYA: Police in likoni are holding 29-year-old Pamela Achieng who allegedly stabbed her 24-year-old husband to death.
Police said the deceased had multiple wounds on his abdomen.
Likoni police boss Benjamin Rotich confirmed the arrest of the suspect to Baraka FM saying she will be arraigned in court on Monday after investigations.
The duo have been living as husband and wife for the last four years in Mathare area in likoni.
Neighbours told Baraka FM the duo have been arguing in the room for quite a long time over unknown issues.
The suspect Pamela Achieng a mother of two is alleged to have stabbed her husband using a kitchen knife at around 1am Saturday and on realizing her husband was dead she ran to the house of a village elder to report that her husband has beaten her.
The children were dead asleep when the incident happened.
“She alleged that her husband has stabs himself severally but the allegations do not add up,” said one of the village elder.
“We went to find out what had happened but the man was already dead,” he added.
Police were called at around 6am to the scene.
“Police investigation are underway,we are looking all angles of what exactly transpired,” said police boss.
The body was moved to coast general morgue.