Man slashes daughter for talking to a male schoolmate
08 August 2016, 12:10
Kirinyaga - Police in Mwea constituency, Kirinyaga County have arrested a 48-year-old man who allegedly slashed his 15-year-old daughter for talking to a male schoolmate.
Mwea East OCPD, Kizito Mutoro said the suspect, Kamau Nyaga inflicted serious injuries on the minor using a panga.
Mutoro said the teen, who is a Form Two student at a local day school, suffered injuries on her right leg and head.
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He said the man, a rice farmer in Ngariama area, assaulted and wounded his daughter for ‘befriending’ a boy whom they school together.
The girl was treated at a local hospital and discharged.
The man was arrested after a village elder reported the matter to police having heard the girl scream.
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