A 20-year-old woman has allegedly been stabbed to death by a middle-aged woman who accused her of sleeping with her husband.

A Kenyan court has since ordered that the suspect, Sarafina Wanjiku, be detained for 14 days after it accused her of killing one Njoki, 20, on Thursday, November 28, in her house in Githirioni Village, the court was told.

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Limuru Principal Magistrate, Sandra Ogot, also ordered that a mental examination be conducted on Wanjiku before she takes a plea.

The suspect is said to have stabbed Njoki multiple times after accusing her of sleeping with her [Wanjiku’s] husband.

Wanjiku will be arraigned on December 16 to take a plea.