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55 year old man hospatlised after wife assaults him

09 April 2014, 19:03 Joseph Njung’eh

Nyeri -  A 55-year-old man is recuperating at a mission hospital in Nyeri town after he was allegedly assaulted and injured by his wife.

Titus Ndirangu from Endarasha area in Kieni West sub-county is recuperating at Consolata Mission Hospital, Mathari after his wife reportedly hit him with a stool in his private parts.

Ndirangu who is a former administration police officer, claimed that his wife had been colluding with his three children to assault him saying they had assaulted him on more than four occasions and had even threatened to kill him.

The man, who has been married for the last 20 years, told reporters that he has been having matrimonial disputes with his wife who is a teacher in a local primary school.

Ndirangu said that the current problem was triggered by his demand that his oldest son who is married with two children vacate his house and establish his own homestead.

He added that the order angered his wife.

He further said that on March 30, he arrived home at around 9.30pm and headed to bed where after some minutes he saw someone illuminating him in the eyes with a torch.

But before he could comprehend what was happening, he saw his wife lift a stool that was near the bed and hit him between his legs and hurriedly left the room, locking it from outside.

Ndirangu noted his attempt to scream did not bear any fruit and it was until the following morning when he called his brother, who came and took him to hospital.

“I have never experienced that kind of pain in my life. If it was not for my brother who took me to hospital I would have died in bed,” Ndirangu said.

Media efforts to reach his wife were futile as she declined to respond to our calls.

After contacting the area assistant chief Daniel Maina, he said there has been a protracted dispute in the family, pitting the wife and their sons, on one side and the husband on the other.

He said some of Ndirangu’s children have been abusing their father publicly and in front of his 90-year-old mother.

“I have summoned the couple twice to resolve their marital problems, but the wife keeps on ignoring the meetings. Their differences have been there for a long time,” Maina said.

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