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Woman denies scalding husband’s chest, face with hot water

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A woman was on Friday charged with assaulting her husband by splashing hot water on his chest and face, causing him bodily harm.

Esther Wanjiku Githae was charged before senior principal magistrate Monica Maroro in Kibera. She denied the charges.

She released on Sh10,000 bail. The case will be mentioned on July 17.

According to the charge sheet, the woman scalded Peter Kariuki on July 5, at 9pm in Kagira within Dagoreti in Nairobi county.

According to the police, Kariuki arrived at his home and when he knocked on the door, the woman opened and splashed hot water on his chest and face.

The complainant was forced to spend his night at his neighbour’s place. The following day, he was taken to hospital, where he was treated and discharged.

Police say that members of the public later called the OCS from Kabete.

 



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