In Summary
  • Efforts by Senior Resident Magistrate Christine Menya to calm him down were futile, forcing the court to adjourn the hearing.

Emotions engulfed an Eldoret court when a seven-year-old boy broke down upon seeing his stepmother who is charged with burning his hand on a charcoal stove.

The Class Two pupil, who was to testify in the assault case, cried uncontrollably in court as he asked the police to take the accused, his stepmother, out of court.

“I do not want to see Christine here, take her out, she scorched my hand with hot charcoal,” the boy shouted.

ADJOURN

Efforts by Senior Resident Magistrate Christine Menya to calm him down for the case to proceed were futile, forcing the court to adjourn the hearing.

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