Accused murderer wins beauty pageant from jail (PHOTOS)

Accused murderer wins beauty pageant from jail (PHOTOS)

It has long been held that prison is not the end of the road for convicted criminals.

Whereas most people say this to mean that time in prison would be reformative for inmates, this is not the case for 21-year-old Ruth Kamande, who found glory from behind bars.

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Accused murderer wins beauty pageant from jail (PHOTOS)

Ruth Kamande with other contestants

The Kenyan woman, who stands accused for the September 2015 murder of her boyfriend, Farid Mohammed, was crowned Miss Lang'ata Prison on Wednesday, 31 August, 2016.

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Accused murderer wins beauty pageant from jail (PHOTOS)

Ruth Kamande after she was crown miss langata prison

Yes! That happened.

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Ruth Kamande allegedly stabbed her boyfriend 22 times at their home in Buruburu, Nairobi after he she reportedly found a text message from another woman on her phone.

Accused murderer wins beauty pageant from jail (PHOTOS)

Ruth Kamande and Farid Mohammed in happier times

Though Farid didn't pass from the injuries he sustained, he died while undergoing treatment at the Kenyatta National Hospital.

Accused murderer wins beauty pageant from jail (PHOTOS)

Ruth Kamande and her late boyfriend Farid Mohammed in 2015​

Ruth Kamande, however, made headlines when she beat 19 other contestants to emerge the ultimate queen in Miss Lang'ata beauty pageant.

Accused murderer wins beauty pageant from jail (PHOTOS)

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The event is meant to support the rehabilitation of female prisoners at the facility.

Talk about dangerous beauty.

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