‘Wife barterer’ Nzomo Daudi Arrested

Daudi Nzomo, a man seen in a video that went viral since Tuesday where he is captured beating his wife mercilessly at his home atKangondi, Muvau, Makueni constituency has claimed that he gave his wife one blow over unfaithfulness.

The suspect was speaking shortly after his arrest at Nguu area, Nzaui sub-county where security officers were tipped off of his whereabouts.

“I gave my wife only one blow after finding her with another man”, said Nzomo while at Makueni police station’s crime office.

Confirming the arrest in a press conference, Makueni County Commissioner said that they had formed a multi-agency security committee that will look at matters of Gender based Violence saying the government will not tolerate such cases.

“We have formed a multi-agency committee that will ensure that Gender Based Violence in the County comes to a halt, we will not tolerate this”, said Maalim.

Further, the County Boss said those who were heard in the video “celebrating” the act will be pursued and arrested as soon as they get a lead.

“Those who witnessed this, and failed to report is against the law, they will not be spared”, he warned.

According to the Makueni County Police Commander, Joseph Ole Naipeiyan, the suspect will be arraigned in court to answer charges of assault and grievous body harm.

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