Why femicide continues to rise in Kenya

The 2018 "Global Study on Homicide" report says that most acts of murder are the culmination of abuse and threats in the relationship. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Dr Elizabeth Ngarachu says that the killing of women in the name of love does not happen from random or spontaneous acts.
  • Murderers will not lack anything to blame for their actions. Apart from claims of infidelity and jealousy, they will also blame substance abuse and intoxication.

On the evening of November 16, 2019, Major Peter Mugure led detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and the Military Police to an abandoned compound in Thingithu Estate, Nanyuki.

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