A middle aged mother is in police custody for charges of battering her daughter to death. The woman is said to have beaten her daughter because of taking photos to school without her permission.
According to the area chief Patrick Lumumba, the 8 year old girl who was a nursery school pupil at Nyakweri Primary School had taken the photos to school and her mother realized that the photos were missing.
After she reported back home in the evening, her mother took a wooden plunk and beat her severely. However she escaped and returned a few minutes later and collapsed at the kitchen.
Neighbor’s who saw the incident occur stormed into the house and found the girl laying dead at the kitchen. They arrested the woman and handed her over to authorities in the area.
The girl’s body was taken to a mortuary in the area.