Hassan Mwania of 28 years old has been stoned to death by a mob after having killed his wife. He fatally stabbed his wife, Riziki Hamisi 0f 22 years old three times in the neck at their home in Milalani village, Matuga sub-county killing her instantly.
The two had lived together for three years and had three children. Hassan had hidden his wife’s body by the time he was confronted. The couple’s children, who witnessed the killing, fled and spent the night in a thicket.
Hassan was confronted by neighbours who had heard the commotion the previous night. His failure to explain his wife’s whereabouts prompted the neighbours to attack and kill him. The woman’s body was later found in a thicket.
Matuga police boss Joel Chesire said the neighbours attacked him when he tried to escape. He had accused his wife of infidelity and had threatened to kill her several times.The two bodies were taken to a nearby mortuary. Police are investigating the killings.