John Onyango, a Homa Bay based fisherman is nursing serious injuries after his wife poured a pot of hot cooking oil on him.
The 40 year old and his wife allegedly had domestic wrangles prompting the incident.
Onyango sustained multiple burns all over his body following the attack by his wife Millicent Atieno.
Confirming the incident, area chief Samwel Obado said the couple has been having constant family wrangles which may have escalated.
The administrator said the suspect, who has since gone missing, pulled out a sufuria of hot oil from the jiko and poured it on Onyango.
Police have launched a manhunt for the suspect who is set to be charged with assault.