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Man accused of tearing wife's academic papers after domestic quarrel

Wanjiru has been charged with wilfully and unlawfully damaging the items.

In Summary

• The prosecution says the accused person returned home that night and an argument ensued between him and his wife.

• Kuto released him on Sh50,000 bond, with an alternative bail of Sh10,000. The case will be mentioned on July 12.

Francis Chege in a Kibera court in Nairobi
Francis Chege in a Kibera court in Nairobi
Image: CLAUSE MASIKA

A Nairobi woman has moved to Kibera court after her husband allegedly tore her academic papers during a domestic feud.

Complainant Esther Wangechi says Francis Chege Wanjiru damaged her KCSE exam and diploma certificates at their house in Waithaka area, Dagoretti.

Wanjiru has been charged with wilfully and unlawfully damaging the items.

According to court documents, Wanjiru committed the offence on June 22.

The prosecution says the accused person returned home that night and an argument ensued between him and his wife.

It was during the argument that the accused person took the documents that were in an envelope and tore them to pieces, the prosecution says. He then walked out of the house.

The complainant reported the matter to Waithaka police station leading to the arrest of the suspect.

The suspect denied the charges before Kibera senior principal magistrate Derrick Kuto. 

Kuto released him on Sh50,000 bond, with an alternative bail of Sh10,000. The case will be mentioned on July 12.

Edited by A.N

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