After the latest spat of love gone sour killings in the country, statistics point to a worrying trend among 18 to 33 year olds. This is the age where most of the violence and sometimes killings occur.
It has emerged that the youth with all life's frustrations, don't know how to take divorce or a lover breaking up with them lightly. Recently, a police officer shot three times his estranged wife and killed her. He then went on to turn the gun on himself.
Standard Newspaper today. Picture courtesy.
There is a pattern that when a lover leaves another, the end result is almost certainly murder or gender based violence. Women have been receiving the brunt of this problem but men are not spared either.
A Kenya Defense Forces soldier was allegedly killed by his wife recently for a disagreement involving a sponsor. Over the years, the country has been witness to a lot of gender based murders that have drawn rife division whenever debate comes up.