A man stabbed his former wife to death after the woman refused to remarry him here today.
Vegetable seller Rina Amat, 37, suffered severe injuries on the chest and hands and was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital but was declared dead later.
City police chief Habibi Majinji said police arrested the suspect near the woman’s rented room at Segama here following the 2.20 pm incident.
He said the suspect was believed to have gone to Rina’s room to reignite their relationship after they divorced some time back.
However, the woman turned down his request, provoking the man. A struggle followed before the woman was stabbed,” he said.
The case is being probed under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.