Mother burns 11-year old daughter for ‘stealing’ KSh2,000

Kisii Mother has been arrested after she burned her 11 years old daughter after she allegedly stole sh 2000.

The suspected was Monday detained at Kisii Police station while the minor was rushed to Kisii  Teaching  and Referral Hospital for medical  attention.

The incident took place at Mwamosioma location  Kitutu central sub-county. The minor is a class five pupil at Nyabinge Primary school.

According  to the Nyabinge  Primary school head-teacher Julius  Otiso Ocharo,  the girl was in deep  pain,  that’s  when  he interrogated  her upon, which the minor  narrated  what transpired that previous night.

“I noticed  something  strange  with the  girl,  that’s  when I called  her  and  she told  me how her mother  burned  her  using a stick,” the head-teacher said.

According  to the area  Chief,  Lawrence  Omari,  he received  a call  from the school  where  the minor  is attending.  “I was called by the head-teacher , I responded  immediately reaching  at school  I found  the minor  girl  in a deep  pain,” he said.

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According to Mr Omari, when the mother to the minor was summoned to school, she said the girl had stolen KSh2,000.

Confirming the incident, Kisii County Police commander Martin Kibet said the suspect Norah Rangondi will be arraigned in relation to the crime. “Burning children is not the right  way to discipline  children,” Mr Kibet  said.

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The police boss acknowledged they have launched investigations into the matter and at the same time cautioned parents to be careful in the manner they administer discipline  to their children.

The woman will be aligned to court tomorrow .

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