Lady Wins Beauty Contest In Prison While Awaiting Trial For Allegedly Killing Her Cheating Boyfriend
Ruth Kamande, a 21-year-old Kenyan who allegedly killed her boyfriend after finding love text messages from another woman on his phone has been crowned Miss Lang’ata Prison 2016 after a beauty contest in the prison, in Nairobi.
Ruth, who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend 22 times told BBC’s John Nene that she didn’t look forward to winning as the competition was stiff, however, she promised to be a role model to her colleagues in prison.
She said, “My victory has boosted my morale despite the tough life inside here but I have learnt a lot. I will strive to be a role model to my colleagues here on remand.”
Ruth is currently waiting for her trial.