A Kenyan man identified as Kalvin Amwai was arraigned before the Kibera law court in Nairobi, for allegedly terminating his wife’s pregnancy after kicking her stomach over food.
Amwai reports that Amwai committed the offence on May 31, at about 9pm in his residence at Kabiria area within Dagoreti Sub-County.
He was said to have gotten angry after his wife told him there was no food after making the demand upon arriving home at night. It was gathered that before his wife could explain why there was nothing to eat, the man threw punches and kicks thereby injuring her seriously.
His wife who was five months old pregnant called for help and she was rushed to the hospital only to be told that she had miscarried. The matter was reported at the police station, prompting his arrest.
Awai however pleaded not guilty before the Chief Magistrate Charles Mwaniki. He was granted a bond of Ksh300,000 pending pre-trial on June 17.
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