Residents of Gikomba Estate in Kaptembwa, Nakuru County in Kenya, on Monday,
arrested a 38-year-old woman, who scalded her husband with water
following an argument. She detained the husband despite the fact that he
sustained serious burns on his stomach.
ordeal after he was rescued, Ezekiel Ingutu who has been married to the
suspect, Jackline Muchela for 15 years, with four children said:
had stepped out and when she came in, one of the children told her that
i had fed on omena meant for dinner and she immediately poured hot
water on my stomach. The water was meant for Ugali”
her defence, Muchela blamed her husband for failing on his
responsibilities of providing for his family and always coming home
drunk.The neighbours also said the couple had been having disagreements
in the past two years, with some of the quarrels reported to the police.
area assistant chief together with elders took the 42-year-old man to
Nairobi Women Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.
Source: Nairobi News