uesday, April 20, 2021 -The latest surge in numbers of couples killing each other must be quickly addressed. Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has said.
Through his early morning statement of Tuesday April 20, Mr. Odinga expressed concerns in the numbers of men murdering their wives and the vice versa which he has termed a national calamity that must be looked into.
Mr. Odinga wondered how too many lives are being lost in a single month just because of people disagreeing on a matter they could solve or agree to part ways in peace.
“It is unfortunate that after winning their partner’s heart, instead of going on to cherish and love them, some suddenly turn physical, and at times horrifically end up killing them,” Odinga partly stated.
According to the opposition supremo, the healthiest step one can take is to part ways in peace when things are not working. He also asked government to help put this menace to control before it becomes the normal No.
“This scourge must come to an end. The abnormality of these murders cannot become the norm. No!” he exclaimed.
Raila in both his statement and wise counsel called for an urgent candid discussion on this matter which is quickly turning the society upside down.
His sentiments are coming just days after two women, in a span of a week, brutally lost their lives in the hands of their men.
Interestingly, Evans Karani 38, the man who confessed on camera killing Catherine Nyokabi 24 in Juja told police to also shoot him dead so that he can also die like the late Catherine.
“I’m asking you to make your ruling now so that I can start my jail term early,” he also requested the court.
The 38 year old man recounted how he schemed and murdered Nyokabi on Wednesday April 14 before deciding to dump her remains in a thicket. The two had a relationship misunderstanding.