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Thursday, 15 June 2017

Graphic photo: 6-year-old boy burnt by his father for allegedly stealing N30 in Kenya

A six-year-old Kenyan boy has been left severe burn injuries after he was allegedly set on fire by his father for stealing Sh10 (N30) to buy doughnut.
The boy who is nursing the burn injuries at Ogembo Nursing Home in Kisii County, told Kenya News Agency that on Monday evening when his father had failed to return home on time from work, he simply picked up 10 shillings from a table in their house and bought doughnut.
According to him, on Tuesday morning, his father woke him up after discovering the missing money.
“When I denied, he poured paraffin on me and lit a matchbox,” the boy said.
Mr. James Nyamweya, a clinician at Ogembo Nursing Home, who confirmed the incident told KNA that the boy sustained 40 per cent burn injuries after he was brought to the hospital by community policing officials.
Mang’ere Sub-Location area assistant chief, Mogesa Kunyoria, disclosed that the boy’s mother is a student and only comes home during holidays.

Mr. Kunyoria said the police have launched a manhunt for the boy's father, who is a primary school teacher in Ogembo town, with a view to arraigning him in court.

8 comments:

Esther Norah said...

Primary school teacher and also a father, that man deserve to be seriously dealt with. Pple dnt reason with their brains anymore period

Anonymous said...

Nawao Rip. Meanwhile, so Kenyan shilling is now greater than Nigerian naira. And some people keep saying APC is doing well

Olatunes said...

This is so bad, he could have use tactic to brainwash the child not steal again and by the way, how much is the money self, this show his level of poverty.

i pray for quicky recovery for the boy,

Anonymous said...

Linda we are tired of hearing stupid news from kenya or ghana, this is nigeria abeg! If you must share news from other countries let it be good news and inspirational news, why do you like digging for bad news?

I. C Bruno said...

What poverty can cause.

Segun Adegoke said...

This Wicked Father should be sent to Prison! You can cane the Boy,but Burning is outrageous. Invest in Real Estate by buying VIP Gardens Estate in Festac Town for #4m half a plot and #8m for a full plot. Contact Segun on 08052467442 for details.

Anonymous said...

Kenya money better pass our money self

Anonymous said...

You must be very stupid...rip to you and your family since you didn't have the patience to read

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