She had conceived about three days before the attack, and she has not regrets for it because she “opted for this route” out of her deep-rooted desire to bear children.
“We had sought accommodation in Machakos town because I did not want to bring him to my matrimonial bed,” she explained.
”It was on the Saturday of July 23, and after spending time with the other man I went back home, where I lived alone because my husband had taken off three months earlier.
On July 24th, Mwende’s husband attacked her with a big knife. She was flown to Europe where she got high end prosthetic arms