Residents of Bomwagamo in Nyamira County were left in a rude shock after a middle aged woman threatened to commit suicide over her husband's unfaithfulness.
Locals said Regina Mong'ina picked a rope and locked herself in the house but, he was rescued before she could hang herself.
"Regina has been accusing her husband Patrick Monda of seeing other women outside the wedlock. On Thursday after she busted him with another woman standing on the road, she rushed to her home where she picked a rope, locked herself in the house to hang," said Alloys Okere.
Mr Okere said it took the intervention of members of the public to stop the woman from killing herself.
"A neighbor she told over her plan to end her life raised alarm when she found the door locked from inside. Residents rushed to the homestead broke the door and found the woman half naked trying to hang herself," he said.
Area community policing official Raphael Onchari said the woman and her husband have been havinga troubled marriage.
"We held a meeting with the couple and the husband promised that he will not be seeing other women outside the wedlock," said Onchari.
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