In Summary
  • The court heard that Samson Kamau Njoroge murdered Alice Wangui Kamau and dumped her body in a borehole in his compound in May 2012 in Naisambu to evade her demands for child support.

A former banker, who was found guilty of killing his girlfriend, was on Wednesday sentenced to 25 years in prison the High Court in Kitale.

The court heard that Samson Kamau Njoroge murdered Alice Wangui Kamau and dumped her body in a borehole in his compound in May 2012 in Naisambu to evade her demands for child support.

On the fateful night, Mr Kamau had attended a court case where the deceased wanted him to be compelled to take care of a son born in 2008 as a result of their secret relationship.

The deceased went missing and sent distress calls to her family indicating that she had been kidnapped and was being raped repeatedly prompting a search by police.

HEINOUS CRIME

“She sent me a text on my phone saying she had been kidnapped and was being raped by the kidnapper,” Wangui’s aunt Eunice Wairimu told the court.

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