Mistress: Crime and Justice case file #01Watch full episodes
When a wealthy lawyer’s pregnant mistress is found murdered, it sends shockwaves through the community.
In the first episode Crime and Justice, Silas and Makena investigate the gruesome murder of Abuya (Muhugu Theuri), a university student who was entangled in an illicit affair with the powerful politician Barasa (John Sibi-Okumu).
It’s case that’s been ripped from the headlines, and touches on topics that Kenyans are familiar with: the common practice of keeping a mistress, as well as femicide and gender-based violence.
“How she (Makena) feels about this case is exactly how I felt when I was reading everything about this story online and watching it in the news,” says Sarah Haasan, who plays Makena.
“It’s a good thing to be able to portray what a lot of people, including me, were feeling about this particular situation. At least Makena is in a situation where she gets to do something about it, to some extent. We see her going above and beyond to try and get justice for Abuya.”
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