A 30 year-old Kenya woman is nursing serious injuries after she was macheted by her husband for allegedly denying him sex.
Kenya’s Standard newspaper reported the admission of Ann Akiru from Barina in Kampi ya Moto to the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital with deep cuts on the head and ears.
The paper said Akiru’s right hand is scheduled for amputation.
The suspect behind the Sunday attack, John Lokoreno, was said to have committed suicide.
“I’m in deep pain. The wounds on my head and arms cannot allow me to rest and have sleep. It’s unfortunate that a man whom I trusted as my husband is the one who has left me in such a hopeless state,” said Ms Akiru.
She said she and her husband had been having family disputes since February.
“My husband demanded sex, but I informed him that I was having my period. He did not take this kindly and claimed that I was unfaithful,” she said.
The mother of five children said he kept threatening her and spying on her through his friends and relatives.
“My husband began spying on me after I denied him conjugal rights. He would call neighbours, asking them my whereabouts and would walk into the house in the wee hours and pick a quarrel,” she said.
She explained that when Lokoreno arrived home last Friday from Naivasha, where he lived, he looked agitated.
“On Sunday, I invited my mother and together we spoke about the cause of our disputes and agreed to put the matter to rest,” said Akiru.
She said when her mother left, her husband got into the house while she was preparing a meal, locked the door, and attacked her with a machete. Neighbours rushed her to Mogotio hospital, but was referred to the Level Five facility.
She later learnt that her husband’s body was found in a thicket.
SECURITY: FG deports seven Koreans, bans them for life
The Federal Government of Nigeria has carried out the deportation of seven Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals from Nigeria.
The deportation order according to PUNCH was effected by the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, in Abuja, on Tuesday.
The deportees, who allegedly attempted to undermine national security, were also banned from returning to the country for life.
They are Jo Sun Phil, Jang Sung Chol, Che Chunk Hyok, Pak Yong Gon, Ri Yong Il, Ri Hak Su, and Ri Tong Nam.
The immigration service spokesman, DCI Sunday James, in a statement on Wednesday, disclosed that the Koreans were deported to their country of origin on Tuesday through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
“They were deported on the orders of the Minister of Interior based on the powers conferred on him by the Immigration Act 2015,” the statement added.
Illegal Migrants Arrested In Ogun
No fewer than six illegal migrants who were being smuggled by some Nigerians through Idiroko borders were arrested by Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service on Tuesday.
The two suspects who smuggled the migrants are reported to have been on the watch list of security agencies in Ogun State for trafficking of migrants into the country.
The comptroller of immigration, Mrs Doris Braimah who paraded the suspects at the office of the service in Abeokuta, the state capital, disclosed that the illegal migrants include four Mali indigenes and two Guineans.
“When you aid unknown people into your country, without even knowing their aim, it is a big risk. It is actually called security threat,” Braimah said while parading the suspected.
She explained that the two suspects would be arraigned, while the six foreign nationals would be repatriated to their countries.
EFCC arrests 94 suspected cyber fraudsters in Osogbo
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office has raided a nightclub in Osogbo, the Osun State capital and arrested cyber fraudsters numbering 94.
The anti-graft agency in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, on Monday alleged that the nightclub popularly known as ‘Club Secret Underground’ is notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters.
Uwujaren added that the nightclub is located on the Ibadan-Iwo Expressway of the Osun State capital.
According to the statement, ” the raid led to the arrest of 94 suspects and confiscation of 19 exotic cars, laptops, scores of sophisticated mobile phones and other items.
“The wee-hour operation was sequel to an intelligence report hinting that the suspected internet fraudsters were organising a night party for Sunday, October 13 during which some of them intended to celebrate their loots.
“A discreet operation on the club had earlier been carried out to ascertain the authenticity of the intelligence”.
The EFCC informed that the suspects are currently undergoing further interrogation, and those indicted would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
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