He was arraigned before Wamunyu Law Courts and was charged with attempted murder, accusations he denied.
According to 27-year-old Mwende, the two met after she cleared her primary school in 2010 when the suspect was what she called a ‘kind and God-fearing’ man.
The couple then held a colourful church wedding three months later in which a local pastor was their best man starting of a rosy marriage.
Their relationship got into a rocky path last year after the two were unable to have children, marking the beginning of endless confrontations which culminated in the vicious attack.
Photos of a badly injured Mwende went viral on social media sparking debate on how rampant cases of domestic dispute.
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