A man has been arrested after he murdered his wife over claims of infidelity in Nairobi’s Buruburu area. The man is a manager at a hotel in Lavington area while the woman was a housewife in Buruburu phase five.

He killed the mother of two using an iron box cable after she allegedly confessed that she has been having an affair with another man in the area. Police say the man had arrived home early last night and when he did not find the wife he tried calling her on phone in vain.

According to police, when the woman came home later, the man beat her up and it is then that she confessed to having cheated on him.The man strangled her to death at about 2 am and later surrendered to the Buruburu police station where he is locked up. He told police he could not stand a cheating wife. The body was moved to the mortuary. Police say they intend to charge the man with murder.