The Nairobian Heads Up
By The Nairobian Digital
| July 14th 2021
The Nairobian Heads Up
Dear valued reader,
It is yet another week to enjoy exclusive interviews, fresh content, gossip, scandals and entertainment news only in your favourite tabloid. Here’s what’s trending this week.
Sharon Otieno murder: Used condoms, alcohol found at crime scene
An officer attached to the Special Crimes Unit recreated the last moments of Migori Governor Okoth Obado’s girlfriend Sharon Otieno before she was killed. A torn condom wrapper, two used condoms, an alcohol wrapper and a bottle top were some of the items Saka said she recovered from the point where Sharon was murdered before the body was taken to the mortuary. Find full story here.
Femme Fatale: Killer cop loved booze, sex and often abused power
It is suspected that Corporal Caroline Kangogo,34, shot and killed Ogweno in his car at Kasarani Police Station quarters where both worked and lived. Kangogo was a party animal, but her exploits would sometimes turn nasty. She courted controversy wherever she went due to her penchant for picking quarrels and getting into fights. Full interview is available here.
Why is the African vagina considered a ‘bad omen’?
The African man is a complex creature. He will arm himself and cross into enemy territory to steal livestock at great risk so that he can pay bride price.
He will lurk in the shadows of the village spring, kidnap a maiden, hoist her upon his shoulders, carry her kicking and screaming to his hut, detain her under lock and key with the sole purpose of forcing her to love him and become his wife.
He will pound an army of children out of her, but remain dissatisfied. So he will marry another, and another – because he loves children. But the same African considers the vagina unclean, and women and sex – the very things that bring forth the army of children he loves – a bad omen. Read this story here.
Slain KMTC student loved God, never missed church
It is suspected that the 23-year-old Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) student, who was pursuing a diploma in Clinical Medicine, was raped before being stabbed to death with a knife.
The body was discovered by neighbours who got suspicious over a foul smell emanating from the house. Chepkmoi, who is an orphan, was born at Kimulgumet Village, Emgwen Constituency in Nandi County. Find story here.
Father explains why he exhumed daughter’s body
He claimed the head of the deceased was facing the lakeside instead of Mt Elgon direction," said Charles Musee, an uncle to the late teenager.
According to Asiema’s wife and mother of the teenager, her husband wanted to know why the deceased had been buried in his absence and consequently turned violent before he started digging up the grave.
Led by Charles Musee, the deceased’s uncle, locals described the action as a curse and want the family to perform cleansing rituals to appease the dead. They claim that they have never witnessed such an incident in Shinyalu. Here are more details of this story.
Man breaks into county assembly offices to take a crap
Morris Mwenda is alleged to have broken into the county assembly, where he defecated on a seat, destroyed a computer keyboard and documents.
According to Laikipia East sub county police commander, John Tarus, the suspect was arrested at the assembly premises by security officers as he demanded to see the assembly speaker Patrick Waigwa. Who does that?
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