Woman drugs son, dumps him in forest for visiting estranged father
01 July 2015, 12:17
Nyeri - Residents of Kagwathi village in Kigumo sub-County, Murang’a County, have rescued a 17-year-old boy who was drugged and tied on a tree in a nearby forest by her mother.
The class seven pupil is said to have spent the whole night in the cold after her mother tied him up for unknown reasons.
The area chief, Muiruri wa Kabugua said the mother of the boy who is separated with her husband could have been angered by the boy’s decision to visit his father on Sunday.
He said they are investigating the matter, adding that the boy has been taken to Saba Saba police station to record statements as police search for her mother who is at large.
“Residents with help of the pupil’s relatives have recorded statements with police and the boy was also taken to hospital for a checkup,” added the chief.
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