A father stabbed his two daughters to dying yesterday by luring them into the home with mangoes.
Mr James Maina, 30, met his daughters taking part in exterior their house in Mishomoroni, Mombasa county, Kenya, whereas their mom wasn’t round and he requested them to come back in and eat mangoes.
The ladies, aged six and 4, adopted their father into their one-room house and he grabbed a knife and stabbed them. One was stabbed within the chest and the opposite had her neck slashed.
Relatively than name for assist, the daddy, who was reportedly drunk on 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 within the absence of their mom, referred to 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 kids often eat lunch at my home when their mom will not be round however once I referred to as them, neither responded. I despatched my baby to search for them. She informed me their door was locked.
As Ms Righa ready to go and discover out the place the youngsters had been, their mom, a businesswoman, returned house.
Ms Lina Righa
Ms Lina continued:
I went together with her and knocked on the door. The kids’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 dwelling 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 on the Nyali Police Station.