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Likoni tragedy: ‘Man received phone call from dead father’

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A bare chested John Mutinda stormed out of his house in Vanga Estate in Likoni, Mombasa County, at around 4am on Saturday, got into his vehicle and sped off.

Clad in a pair of shorts only, Mr Mutinda knocked down a motorcycle as he sped off towards the Likoni crossing channel before plunging into the ocean.

Mr Mbithi Matheka, a night guard who Mr Mutinda usually hired to watch over his car, a Toyota Allion, said the 46-year-old clearing and forwarding agent looked disturbed.

“He did not utter a word, he stared at us for some minutes before he got into the car and drove off at high speed,” said Mr Matheka.

Soon after leaving, his wife Ruth Mueni came out to inquire where her husband had gone.

A neighbour said that at around midnight, Ms Mueni had complained that her husband was behaving strangely.

“The wife was here complaining, but it was not clear what she was bitter about. She went back to the house, only for the incident to happen later,” said a neighbour.

According to Mr Mutinda’s relative, Benard Kieti, the victim told his wife that he had received a call from his late father before leaving the house in a huff.

“He was saying things that his wife could not comprehend when he left. The wife tried to stop him in vain,” said Mr Kieti who spoke on behalf of the family during an interview at the Likoni channel.

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According to Kenya Ferry Services (KFS), Mr Mutinda drove straight into the sea at around 4.20am without paying for the ticket.

As he drove into the sea at high speed, he almost ran over a KFS official. At the time of the incident, the only ferry which was operational was on the Island side of the channel. The incident happened on the mainland side.

Soon after the incident, officers from the Kenya Navy and the Kenya Police Marine swung into action.

But it was not until 8am when Kenya Navy divers retrieved the body which was later taken to Jocham Hospital mortuary.

The vehicle was later pulled out of the ocean at around midday by technicians from the Southern Engineering Ltd.

The vehicle was lifted by a crane and put on Mv Kilindini before being towed to the Likoni Ferry Police Station.

by Nation

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‘Keeping up with the hippos, do you fit in your bed?’, Terence and wife Milly reveal worst trolls

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Social media is cruel and Terence Creative aka Kamami and his wife Milly Chebby have confirmed this. It can leave one depressed if you don’t have a thick skin.

Terence with his wife Milly

The couple featured on Upclose with Betty and talked about how they met, their blended family and the cheating scandal.

Terence with his wife Milly
Terence with his wife Milly

Terence and Milly recently embarked on a weight loss journey and during the interview, she said that they’ve learnt to survive trolls.

You need a thick skin and God’s grace,’ the mother of one said.

The couple narrated how they are often trolled because of their weight.

..I’m here keeping up with the hippos,’ Milly said.

She revealed that she battled with postpartum depression hence the reason why she gained weight.

A postpartum (or postnatal) period begins immediately after the birth of a child as the mother’s body, including hormone levels and uterus size, returns to a non-pregnant state.

The famous couple has been body-shamed online and is no longer bothered. Speaking about worst trolls, the father of three said the meanest words he has heard are;

kitanda inawatoshanga (do you fit in your bed?), how do they nini (have se3). People think we have a metallic bed.

By Mpasho

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‘Young boys shamelessly hit on me in front of my kids’ – Sarah Kabu

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Bonfire adventures boss Sarah Kabu said she feels sorry for the ‘Xaxa’ generation who have turned their attention to trying to win over older women.

Older women dating small boys are known as cougars.

According to Sarah, these boys know where to source such women thus hanging around areas most frequented by the same.

Speaking during an interview on Radio Jambo, the mother of two said she has been a victim.

‘ When I drive around in my range rover there are some young men who know the right points to get rich women so they hang around there.

Simon and Sarah Kabu

It’s so funny sometimes these young men try to make moves and sometimes you are with your kids.

Sarah said that these boys do this despite the presence of my kids.

My kids are very intelligent so they understand. It’s very worrying, especially with the young generation.’

Sarah recently talked about how women have been trying to approach her husband via DM after he gifted her a car.

‘AFTER THAT WE DID NOT KNOW THAT WOULD BE A PROBLEM.

NOW EVERY SLAY QUEEN TELLS HIM ‘OOH I WANT A VITZ.’

I HEARD PEOPLE WERE ASKING KWANI NAMPEA DESIGN GANI NDIO ANINUNULIE GARI.’

We have logins to each others social media accounts. During the New Year a slay queen wrote,

‘HAPPY NEW YEAR,  MY GOAL IS TO GO OUT WITH YOU, PLEASE MAKE IT HAPPEN.

Sarah says,

WE MEET SUCH DM’S EVERYDAY.’

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Babu Owino moved to Gigiri

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By JUDITH GICOBI

Babu Owino, Embakasi East MP, has been moved to Gigiri Police Station. He is supposed to stay there for the rest of the weekend.

Police officers noticed an increased movement of young people near the police station, which was interfering with the smooth running of work there.

“According to intelligence reports, the MP’s supporters were planning to protests outside the station and we had to move him. This is one of the busy police stations in Nairobi and any protest would paralyze our work,” said our source who sought anonymity.

The Mp was taken to Kilimani police station Friday morning after a shooting incident he was involved in at Kilimani B club. 

Babu shot DJ Evolve on the neck, causing him to be admitted at Nairobi Hospital in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

George Kinoti, the DCI boss, says the MP is likely to be facing attempted murder charges. They have also recovered the gun used at the incident.

“We will charge him with attempted murder. It is apparent that he wanted to kill the man,” remarked DCI Director George Kinoti as quoted by Nation.

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