Kenyan Beauty Queen Gets Death Sentence For Murdering Boyfriend

Kenyan Beauty Ruth Kamande has been awarded death sentence by the Kenyan court for murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him for 25 times. The gruesome murder has drawn criticism from rights groups who called the punishment “inhumane”. Ruth won the prison beauty pageant and was awaiting her trail had slashed her partner Farid Mohammed to death in 2015. She was convicted in May.

Kenyan Beauty Stabbed Boyfriend To Death 25 Times

“I want young people to know that it is not cool to kill your boyfriend or girlfriend even where you feel disappointed or frustrated — don’t do it,” Hig Court judge said as he passed the punishment. Meanwhile, victim’s aunt Emmah Wanjiku said, “We’re glad that this day came and his grandparents, his sister were actually in court today when this verdict was given,”

“This sentence is a blow to Kenya’s progressive record in commuting death sentences to terms of imprisonment,” said Amnesty director Irungu Houghton.