Man arrested over his wife's 'suicide' after moving body

Habaswein OCPD Benjamin Kimwele said police arrested Mr Adan Ahmed Mumin as the postmortem established his wife was strangled to death. PHOTO | FILE

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  • The body of Binta Abdi Abdullahi, 22, was found with a black headscarf wrapped around the neck, Habaswein OCPD Benjamin Kimwele said.
  • Mr Kimwele said they visited the scene and found that the man, Mr Adan Ahmed Mumin, had moved the body to their house, raising suspicion.
  • He said that although Ms Abdullahi's death was earlier reported as a suicide, police arrested Mr Mumin as a postmortem found she was strangled to death.

Police in Wajir County are holding a 26-year old man over the death of his wife, whose body was found hanging from a tree.

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