Nairobi woman stabs ex-partner after catching him with new lover

A 28-year-old woman who allegedly stabbed her ex-husband in the stomach after finding him with his girlfriend is facing charges of causing grievous bodily harm.

Ms Susan Maina is accused of causing grievous bodily harm to Peter Njogu, 48, at his home in Patanisho area of Soweto within Embakasi in Nairobi on November 12.

The offence carries a life sentence and a minimum of 10 years imprisonment on conviction.

In an unexpected turn of events, Esther Wangui, 40, Mr Njogu’s girlfriend, who initially reported the incident to the police station, is now facing charges for injuring Ms Maina. It emerged that she stabbed Ms Maina with the same knife used on Mr Njogu.

Susan Maina (left) and Esther Wangui (right) in the dock at the Makadara Law Courts.


Argument ensued

Ms Maina and Mr Njogu had broken up but the suspect went to the complainant’s house where she found him with another woman and an argument ensued before she allegedly took a knife and stabbed him.

Mr Njogu’s girlfriend – Ms Wangui – who intervened to save him, allegedly used the same knife to stab Ms Maina.

She has been charged with assault and causing actual bodily harm for injuring Ms Maina.

Ms Maina had earlier called Njogu, but Wangui answered the call and told her not to call him again.

However, Ms Maina went to his house, knocked and immediately after Wangui opened the door, she stormed into the house and a fight began.


Raised alarm

Ms Wangui and Njogu raised the alarm and their neighbours responded and helped them to subdue and ejected Ms Maina from the house before reporting the matter to the police.

Ms Maina and Ms Wangui both denied the charges before Senior Principal Magistrate Gerald Mutiso of the Makadara Law Courts. The court was told by a lawyer that negotiations were underway to settle the matter.

Mutiso summoned Njogu to appear in court on December 14 to confirm the charges.

Ms Maina was released on a bond of Sh200,000 with a surety of a similar amount without an option of a cash bail while Ms Wangui was released on a bond of Sh100,000 and an alternative cash bail of Sh20,000.

AM Live

AM Live is NTV's morning current affairs show that sets the agenda for the day with insightful panels every weekday.

Business Redefined

Business Redefined is Kenya’s premier thought leadership platform for unpacking matters regarding economic and finance policy as well demystifying complex developments in the region’s capital markets.

Daily Politics

This is Daily Politics. Here we look into the ins and outs of everything Kenyan politics. We pull no punches and have no reason to sugarcoat anything that matters to Kenyans.


A collection of our premium content. Diam curabitur vehicula A collection of our premium content. Diam curabitur vehicula

Full Episodes

A collection of our premium content. Diam curabitur vehicula A collection of our premium content. Diam curabitur vehicula

Gumzo La Sato

Gumzo La Sato is a live social issues show that aims to create awareness about issues affecting the larger society. The discussions range from Parenting, Marital bliss and struggles, Oppression, violence, and all matters of the Heart.

Health Diary

Health Diary is a weekly show that highlights different types of diseases/conditions and seeks ways to prevent, treat/manage them. The show debunks this through real life stories and also feature specialists in different fields, to offer medical advice on the same.

Letter To My Younger Self

Letter To My Younger Self is a podcast where guests get to write a letter to their younger self, from which Maxine formulates questions to ask them during the hour-long show.

Mazao Talks

Mazao looks at agriculture and agribusiness

Nation Reports

Nation Reports is a weekly podcast offers an opportunity for listeners to interact with various reporters and journey with them as they unravel the biggest most emotive stories.

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost peeks through the story of Louis Otieno, the times, and everything in between.



Speaking of GEN Z

Speaking of Gen Z brings you entertaining but meaningful conversations about a generation that is trying to navigate through adulthood. Join hosts Michelle, Jackie and Esther as they unravel all things Gen Z.


Sport-On is a 30-minute sports magazine show on NTV and 3 hours on NATION FM. The show seeks to give the sports “fanatics” and “funatics” comprehensive and in-depth coverage of sports both locally and internationally.


The extent of technological growth is beyond mere acknowledgment; it has seamlessly integrated into our daily existence. A few years ago, the notion of paying electricity bills through mobile money or recharging with 'tokens' in Kenya seemed inconceivable. Online product sales were considered distant, and artificial intelligence is rapidly reshaping various facets of our lives. Amidst these technological leaps, those with a solid understanding of tech can navigate challenges, seize opportunities, and build a sustainable livelihood. Tech over Show aims to be the platform facilitating discussions among thought leaders, innovators, tech companies, and the government, addressing challenges and opportunities in Kenya's thriving tech industry.


Thamani is a business show which is dedicated to emerging issues regarding micro, small and medium size businesses.

The Trend

A two-hour-long live show that airs on Fridays. The show focuses on what is current in the entertainment industry, controversial and popular across all media platforms targeting those aged between 25 and 35 years.

The trend podcast

The trend podcast highlights and captures the best of banter from #TTTT segment that airs every Friday on NTV. It's the TTTT EXTRA

The Wicked Edition

The Wicked Edition with Dr. King’ori seeks to address serious issues through humour and relatable wit. It is a two-part half hour show filmed in front of a live audience


A collection of our premium content. Diam curabitur vehicula A collection of our premium content. Diam curabitur vehicula


Twende is a travel show that highlights beautiful, unique, diverse locations, people, and cultures. The show offers fresh perspectives on familiar locations and memorable experiences in new ones.


This Saturday evening lifestyle show lets viewers share their stories and life experiences as openly & honestly for the purpose of shifting the culture of silence.

VIP Access

VIP ACCESS is Anyiko Owoko’s YouTube and podcast show on Music and Culture dedicated to promoting Africa’s most promising talent and creatives. This podcast grants you VIP access into timeless interviews while providing a platform for rising as well as established artists across the continent. Since launching in 2018, Anyiko has interviewed over 70 African music stars.


This weekly news show aims to have all sides of debate but not be constrained by it, listen to main voices in the contest but not allow them to hold the viewers hostage, entertain debate but allow push back with all due respect.

When death do us part

In this podcast, three widowers openly speak about the process of grief, how they found themselves exposed to the emotional turmoil of losing their wives, and how society still does not know how to deal with them.

Your World

Your World is a health, wellness and variety show. It provides a platform for audiences and experts to share their experiences on how to improve or manage health issues, across Kenya and the Africa region.