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A man who chopped off his wife’s hands for failing to bear him children has been handed a 30-year jail sentence.

The court in Machakos, Machakos County, jailed Stephen Ngila, 39, for attempted murder for chopping off Jackline Mwende’s hands with a machete in 2016.

He has 14 days to appeal the judgement.

Justice Brenda Bartoo said the court had taken note that the accused was not remorseful for the offence.


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