Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Gilgil man kills child over milk dispute


Abdikarim Hussein 1 hour ago 1701
–  A man in Gilgil has killed his six-year-old daughter and injured another over a cup of milk 
– The man is said to have engaged his wife in a quarrel after she denied him milk meant for the children
– The is said to have used a claw hammer to kill the six-year-old girl
A man in Gilgil on Tuesday, August 16, killed his six-year-old daughter over a cup of milk and seriously injured another.
The man is said to have gotten angry after the wife refused to give him milk that she had borrowed to feed the children.
Gilgil man kills child over milk dispute
A man in Gilgil has killed his six-year-old daughter and injured another over a cup of milk.
“He wanted to drink the milk but I explained to him why it was not possible. But despite my explanation, he grabbed the milk and drank it and when it was over, he picked a claw hammer and killed my firstborn,” the mother of the child is quoted by the Standard.
According to the Standard, the one-year-old girl who sustained injuries on the face, back, hands and stomach is undergoing treatment at Nairobi Women hospital.
According to the suspects mother, the couple has always had arguments and fights.
Police confirmed the suspect had been arrested over the incident with investigations underway.
“Initial police investigations indicate that the suspect used a blunt object to hit the deceased on the head. But this will be clarified by a pathologist during postmortem,” a police officer said.

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