In Summary
  • At a Nyeri court on Tuesday, Corporal Peter Njogu said the accused committed the offence last weekend at his home in Endarasha village, Kieni West sub-county.
  • The mother of the 10-year-old victim too rushed him to Nyeri County Referral Hospital where he was admitted.
  • Corporal Njogu applied for the suspect's detention, saying police were yet to record statements from the victim and his mother.

A man accused of mutilating his step-son’s private parts on claims that he stole Sh50 will be held seven days for police to complete investigations.

At a Nyeri court on Tuesday, Corporal Peter Njogu said the accused committed the offence last weekend at his home in Endarasha village, Kieni West sub-county.

The mother of the 10-year-old victim too rushed him to Nyeri County Referral Hospital where he was admitted.

She told police that her husband assaulted the child on suspicion that he had stolen that amount of money.

The woman said the man had been mistreating the boy but that she never thought he would go that far.

She alerted villagers who attacked the man before handing him over to officers at Endarasha Police Post.

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