Man Slashes Wife, Son in Quarrel Over High Price of Unga

May 15, 2017

A man on Sunday slashed and injured his wife and son in a heated row over the high cost of maize flour.

According to reports, the 24-Year-Old man attacked his wife, Mercy Njeri, accusing her of spending too much money on unga.

The incident occured in Ruring’u, Nyeri County at around 5 pm.

The woman and her two-year-old son were admitted at Consolata Mathari Hospital while the man surrendered himself at Nyeri Central Police Station.

The incident comes amid the Unga crisis that has seen the prices of maize flour rocket to the highest levels ever witnessed in the country.

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