A father stabbed his two daughters to death yesterday by luring them into the house with mangoes.
Mr James Maina, 30, met his daughters enjoying exterior their residence in Mishomoroni, Mombasa county, Kenya, whereas their mom wasn’t round and he requested them to are available in and eat mangoes.
The women, aged six and 4, adopted their father into their one-room residence and he grabbed a knife and stabbed them. One was stabbed in the chest and the different had her neck slashed.
Quite than name for assist, the father, who was reportedly drunk at the time, sat on a keg close to the place his bleeding daughters lay.
It wasn’t till a neighbour named Ms Lina Righa, who feeds the ladies in the absence of their mom, known as for them for lunch and so they did not reply, that it was found one thing was amiss. Ms Lina despatched her baby to verify on them however the baby returned to inform her that the door was locked.
The youngsters often eat lunch at my house when their mom isn’t round however after I known as them, neither responded. I despatched my baby to search for them. She advised me their door was locked.
As Ms Righa ready to go and discover out the place the youngsters have been, their mom, a businesswoman, returned residence.
Ms Lina Righa
Ms Lina continued:
I went with her and knocked on the door. The youngsters’s father didn’t reply, so we broke down the door. We discovered him sitting on a jerrican. He stated he had killed the youngsters.
Ms Righa, who’s the couple’s landlady, stated Mr Maina had spent the entire day indoors ingesting.
The couple has been residing right here for 4 months and the girl has been having issues due to her husband’s ingesting. She is the one who has been struggling to feed the household.
Mr Maina’s father, Mr Charles Kimani, acknowledged that his son has had a ingesting downside for years, including that it has been inflicting issues in his eight-year marriage.
Mombasa Police Commander Johnston Ipara stated that Mr Maina was arrested and is being held at the Nyali Police Station.