Shame as mother, daughter land in court after fighting over boyfriend

The young woman stumbled upon her mother and her boyfriend at a local entertainment spot

A cat fight between mother and daughter over man in Nairobi's Eastleigh estate has ended up in court.

However, it’s the daughter who has found herself in trouble after she allegedly beat the mother leaving her with grave head injuries.

According to court papers, Hodhan Abdulahi Abdikadir (accused) committed the offense against her mother, Fatuma Sirat Ghedi on 29th October.

Apparently the two were living together before the daughter moved out to stay with the man in question. Unknown to her, her mother had been secretly having an affair with the same man.

On the material day, police report indicate that the young woman stumbled upon her mother and her boyfriend at a local entertainment spot.

Hodhan told police that when she spotted them, they looked like they were upto no good, prompting her to cause a scene.

Her mother told police she could not believe that her own daughter could call her a prostitute and had to fight back for her respect.

Things turned ugly, with the young woman smearing her mother's face with mud from a nearby gully.

It took the intervention of police on patrol to stop the fight, which members of the public were cheering as it went on.

When she was arraigned in court Hodan denied assault charge and was set free on Sh10, 000 cash bail pending the hearing on 28th February next year.

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