Lunyinya Village in Malava Constituency, Kakamega County is in grief after a 54-year old man committed suicide, after his estranged wife’s reluctance to meet him despite sending her fare, the deceased family claims.
According to K24 Digital, Saul Anenje took the decision after Beatrice Nanyama declined to meet him despite sending her bus-fare on three separate occasions.
“Yesterday, he complained that Nanyama had made the heart-breaking decision, yet — in the recent past — she had been receiving money from him under the pretence that she would use it to travel and meet him. On the planned travel dates, Nanyama often gave my brother all manner of excuses,” Joshua Anenje, the deceased’s brother is quoted saying.
The 42-year old mother of five who fled her matrimonial home in November 2019 due to marital conflicts, is also said to have squandered money meant for their children’s school fees.
Joshua said Anenje had sent to Nanyama a total of Ksh10, 200 with the bulk of the money to be used in enrolling their first-born child, a daughter aged 17, to Form One.
“She, however, squandered the money, and the child is yet to join Form One at Bulupi Secondary School in Malava,” said Joshua.
“When my brother asked her why she was yet to take the girl to school, she hurled all manner of insults at him,” added Joshua.
The deceased’s family says their daughter-in-law, 42, fled her matrimonial home in November last year following unending marital conflict, Shianda Location Chief in Kabras South ward, George Maina, who saying she had carried with her every house item when she left.
Anenje’s body was taken to Kakamega County Referral Hospital morgue. He leaves behind his five children (three girls and two boys).