This handout picture taken on October 17, 2015 and received on October 18, 2015 from the police in Cologne, western Germany, shows the weapons involved in the stabbing of a prominent Cologne mayoral candidate. AFP PHOTO / POLICE COLOGNE
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The case has stirred outrage with the victim's name trending on Twitter in the East African country where violence against women is common but perpetrators often go unpunished.Mohamed Deeq denied stabbing his wife, Fatuma Ibrahim, during a domestic quarrel when he appeared in court in Wajir in northeastern Kenya on Friday, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) said in a statement on Twitter.Photographs on social media showed Mutuku visiting the victim in a Nairobi hospital, where she was airlifted to on Thursday to have the blade removed from her face.Kenyan courts can rule not to withdraw charges if cases are deemed to be in the public interest.
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