Tanzanian actress, Daniel Elizabeth Michael, aka Lulu has been sentenced to two years in jail for the death of her boyfriend, Steven Kanumba in 2012.
Steven Kanumba the great was a Bongo movie actor behind movies like; ‘Love in School’ that also featured Wema Sepetu and Big Brother Africa 2 winner, Richard Bezuidenhout.
The two, Kanumba and Lulu, were lovers and on the fateful day, they had an argument after Lulu received a phone call from a man sparking off a fight. Steven tried to stop her from getting out of the house. It’s said that the Tanzanian actress pushed him to the wall where he hit his head. He was pronounced dead shortly after.
Detectives who came to the scene confirmed that there were blood stains on the wall.
In court, Lulu’s lawyer Peter Kibatala requested the court to pardon his client. He argued that she committed the crime when she was still young.
The lawyer further begged the court to forgive Lulu saying that she is her family’s bread-winner.
Kibatala asked the court to free his client so that she could continue providing for her family.
The High Court however found Lulu guilty of unintentionally killing Steven Kanumba.
Kibatala vowed to challenge the ruling even as Lulu was sent to prison to start serving the two year term.