In Summary
  • Ms Naomi Chepkemoi, a third-year public health major, was stabbed during an argument with the man at her house in Kilifi town.

  • Police officer says man had travelled from Nairobi to demand why student had returned Sh3, 200 he had sent her last week.
  • Police say woman's parents denied man access to his child in Bomet and that's why he went to Mombasa to seek answers.

A Pwani University student is fighting for her life at Kilifi County Referral Hospital after she was stabbed several times by a man with whom they have child together, according to the police.

Ms Naomi Chepkemoi, a third-year public health major, was stabbed during an argument with the man at her house in Kilifi town.

Kilifi County Police Commander Patrick Okeri said the man, who is now in custody, travelled all the way from Nairobi on Sunday.

"Our police officers were alerted by neighbours of the incident and when they rushed there the man had locked the house. Police had to forcibly gain entry and rescue the woman," said Mr Okeri.

Mr Okeri said the man had travelled from Nairobi to demand why she had returned Sh3, 200 he had sent her last week.

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