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BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,26TH JAN 2018-Police are holding former Riruta Ward Representative Samwel Ndung’u in connection with his wife’s death as he awaits to be arraigned in court on Monday.
His wife died after she was allegedly raped and doused with acid in a domestic related incident, her family said.
Lucy Njambi, 24, a mother of a four-year-old boy, succumbed to injuries Friday morning at the Kenyatta National Hospital.
A close neighbor told WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE that on Wednesday night Ndung’u and three other men picked her up from her apartment at Thindigwa, along Kiambu Road and drove away with her in a saloon car.
Njambi was later found abandoned without clothes at an isolated location at Kamiti Corner in Ruiru.
According to witnesses, Njambi was still speaking when she was rescued by Good Samaritans and taken to Kiambu Hospital.
She was referred to Kenyatta Hospital on Thursday.
According to her uncle, Peter Ndung’u, Njambi had suffered 70 per cent burns.
The ex-MCA taken to court on Friday morning but remanded to allow more time for the police to conduct further investigations.
It is not clear what led to the attack but sources say the couple had frequent domestic quarrels and Njambi had moved out of her matrimonial home with her son and had just returned when she was attacked.