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WhatsApp network causing death to couples


The wells of love has become a chronic wound for some lovers; it is the only field that is played with the ball of love while lovers lack trust in each other.

Researchers have discovered several reasons since the discovery of the WhatsApp app that have increased stress in many lovers as socialmedia networks have become the main source of many marriages breaking up and divorce.


While this continues and a large number of marriages are falling apart, the cases continue, with the latest case being that of a 47-year-old man in the village of Kamasai, on the border of Kakamega and Uasin Gishu counties, who is reported to have hacked his wife and killed her on suspicion of having a romantic relationship with another man following a message he received on his phone.

A mobile device is an electronic device invented to facilitate communication, but for Mr. Peter Karungani, it was the cause of his death because, after murdering his wife, he also committed suicide by drinking poison.


The couple’s daughter, Laura Karungani, aged 23, said her parents had a heated argument after her father found a WhatsApp message from the phone of her late mother, Jackline Karungani.

“Dad called us to a family meeting and ordered me to read the messages on my mother’s phone. I refused and told him to forgive my mother for any mistake she had made,” she said.

Later, Laura and her siblings went to sleep, but in the middle of the night, they were woken up by her mother’s cries.

“Mother screamed, calling us, saying Father wanted to kill her. I ran outside to call the neighbors. When I came back, I found my mother’s body on the ground with a lot of blood. He had already passed away,” Laura added.


Mr. Jackson Sute, one of the first people to arrive after hearing the screams, said he found the mother’s body soaked in blood.

“It had serious sword wounds on the head and other parts. Her husband was not there, but he was found dead later in the house,” he said.


Neighbors said the family has been living peacefully and there has never been any conflict.

“It is not good to take action in your hands, especially after suspecting a single person and due to the first mistake. I wish this man would talk to other people, express his feelings, and seek advice. It’s not very good what he did,” said Mr. Sute.


Lugari sub-county police commander Bernard Ngungu confirmed the incident, saying that DCI officers had launched an investigation.

“We received a report that a man hacked his wife to death and also committed suicide, and detectives have started an investigation,” said Mr. Ngungu.

The bodies were taken to the Turbo hospital pending surgery.

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