Man Burns Daughter’s Private Parts Using Hot Iron Box

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A man in Kanduyi, Bungoma County has been accused of burning his daughter’s private parts over a boyfriend.

The man who is being sought by the police reportedly burnt his daughter’s private parts using a hot electric iron before fleeing.

Police say the man committed the heinous act after learning that his 16 year-old daughter was cohabiting with a man in the area.

The minor who is receiving treatment at the Bungoma County Referral Hospital says that she did not understand why his father did that to her.

“We have already launched a manhunt for the man and we will arraign him court once arrested,” Bungoma OCPD said.

The constitution of Kenya protects minors from various forms of abuse including physical, sexual, psychological and mental injury.

The above offence are punishable by a custodial sentence not exceeding one year and/or a fine of up to Ksh. 50,000.

 

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