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Kenyans react after Ruth Kamande’s death sentence upheld by Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has upheld the death sentence doe 2016 Miss Langata Women Prison beauty Queen Ruth Kamande  who was accused of stabbing her boyfriend 22 times, killing him.

The incident happened in 2015, and this latest news has rekindled ill feelings among KOT most of whom sent a warning to others not to take the law into their own hands.

Miss Langata Prison confesses to stabbing her boyfriend 22 times

While being sentenced at the time, she described how she had an argument with her boyfriend after seeing a HIV card which was under his name, that was hidden under his Mattress. Her boyfriend Mohammed who had been hiding his situation confronted her about it and threatened to kill her if she told his family about his status.

“Farid told me that he would rather kill me and himself than have his status exposed. l stabbed him severally using a kitchen knife, which fell on my chest from his hands after I overpowered him after putting my two thumbs in his eyes to save my life,” Kamande said.

Kamande also claimed they had an argument the day before the murder over love letters she found hidden under his bedside locker and that he took and tour to show that they didn’t mean anything to him.

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She said that during the struggle with her boyfriend, he inflicted several injuries on her before overpowering and stabbing him several times. She denied that she had stabbed her self to cover up the situation and that she did it since she was in a state of fear, panic and shock to save her life.

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“Your honour, it pained me to know that the person who l loved and trusted so much was to ruin my life by infecting me with HIV and Aids,” Kamande said.

The neighbors intervened after hearing the young man crying for help and when they got to the house they found it locked and saw through the window Mohammed bleeding out and the girl holding the kitchen knife standing next to the deceased.

Among the exhibits retrieved at the murder scene were love letters sent to the deceased from one of his girlfriends in the US, a damaged mobile phone handset and the murder weapon.

Frank Mtetezi wrote that..huio urembo yote itaishia Langata? Anyway justice is sweet

Miss Wangeci wrote that..Wooi she’s too pretty to die

Another wrote @ashnaamofficial wrote..Huko ndani saa hii anaenda chain chain

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