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Political activist Joan Muthoni stabbed to death

Joan Muthoni was stubbed to death on October 25, 2018. PHOTO | FACEBOOK

A political activist based in Nyeri was on Wednesday night stabbed to death by her business partner in unclear circumstances.

According to Police Ms Joan Muthoni, was stabbed on the thigh by a man who alleges to be her husband. He later surrendered himself at Nyeri Central Police Station.

Nyeri Central OCPD Paul Kuria confirmed the incident, saying that the suspect is in police custody and will be arraigned in court.

“She was pronounced dead on arrival at Nyeri PGH Hospital. The suspect is being interrogated before being taken to court,” he said.

Known as an aggressive social mobiliser and political campaigner, Ms Muthoni was a favourite of many leaders during the electioneering period.