A Kenyan police woman who shot her husband twice on Sunday has been charged with attempted murder.

Constable Maureen Awuor, 35, who is attached to Kasagam Police Station, on Tuesday appeared before Winam Law Courts Senior Resident Magistrate Fatuma Rashid where she denied the charges leveled against.

She is reported to have shot her husband in the head after he gave their house help 50 Kenya Shilling (over K300) and also for ignoring the wife’s calls when she tried to contact him.

The court heard that Awuor unlawfully attempted to cause the death of her 28-year-old husband, Victor Odhiambo, by shooting him twice on the right side of the head.

The officer reportedly returned to their home and confronted her husband on why he had given their househelp Sh50 for lunch without first consulting her.

Constable Awuor also accused her spouse of three years of not picking her calls.

The suspect was released on a Sh500,000 cash bail or an alternative of Sh2 million bond.

The matter will be mentioned on August 21, 2020 and heard on September 30, 2020.

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