Two ladies on Friday admitted to a Marimanti court how they circumcised each other by utilizing an extremely sharp steel
The two, 27-year old Winjoy Wanja and 25-year old Julia Ngugi are hitched to two and hail from Ntongoni town in Tharaka-Nithi County.
They disclosed to the court that they came about to circumcising one another in order to protect their offsprings from a curse which runs in the family
According to the ladies, their spouses’ grandma had educated all ladies born into the family to experience circumcision or else their children is going to die.
The two women further said that the soul of the late granny appears to them in their dream each night. The soul supposedly gives them two choices of either experiencing the circumcision or watch their kids die.
Ngugi has two children while Wanja has three kids.
“We chose to circumcise each other to maintain a strategic distance from the demise of our young children,” Wanja told the court as cited by Daily Nation.
Showing up before the Marimanti Senior Resident Magistrate Peter Maina, the ladies said that they didn’t know about the supposed revile in their spouses’ genealogy and possibly came to acknowledge it when they started having the dream.
Ngugi called attention to that after they had experienced the circumcision, the soul of their late’ grandma could stop appearing to them in their dream.
The two were requested to be confined in police station while anticipating judgement.