A Kenyan woman named Esther Mummy Wabisa burnt down her husband’s house after she was allegedly locked out.
According to reports, the sad incident happened on October 28.
it was gathered that the woman usually visits her husband during school holidays and when the children were around.
On that faithful day, she had arrived from her rural home in Bungoma to their home which is located at Nairobi’s Akila Estate in South C area.
However, after showing up at their home, she was dismissed by the watchman who requested that she inform her husband with regards to her unexpected visit.
She called her husband several times, but he never picked.
Upset by this, Esther forcefully jumped over a fence, to gain access to his compound.
When she saw her husband, she attacked him and bite him on the bicep.
This prompted to the husband run to the police station to report the assault case.
However, while her husband was at the police station, the Kenyan woman set her husband’s house on fire.
Fire extinguishers were allegedly brought in to put off the fire that had burnt down the whole house including a nearby house that was still under renovation.
When the police came, they managed to recover a black bag that had a transport ticket from Bungoma to Nairobi dated October 28, which was accepted to be that of the suspect.
This prompted her capture and she was later on prosecuted where she beg for leniency.
Her charge sheet read;
“Esther Mummy Wabisa willingly and unlawfully set two dwelling houses on fire worth Ksh4,821,200 the property of Tanzanian citizens namely Fulgence Gaspe Assenge and Stella Mkafitina Assenga where her husband was renting.”
The court having thought about all sentiments, granted her a bond of Ksh1 Million without option. The matter was suspended until November 15.