Crime Watch:Father kills  daughter  over Ksh.20 in Bungoma by setting her on fire

Crime Watch:Father kills daughter over Ksh.20 in Bungoma by setting her on fire

BY CORRESPONDENT,BUNGOMA,3RD ,MARCH,2020-Police in Bungoma are pursuing a father who  set fire on his daughter leaving her nursing  serious injuries.  The girl who is a  Class 6 pupil was badly injured on her both hands.The father is said to have  accused her of having stolen his  Ksh.20.

Maurice Wabwile known popularly as ‘Fundi’ in Kanduyi reportedly tied the young girls limbs with a sack before lighting it up.

The Class Six pupil was saved from what would have been a tragic punishment by her neighbours who were alerted by her screams.

The little girl who recounted the horror of the punishment says she had just come from school when she was confronted by her father.

” He told me that he had lost some Ksh.20 and suspected that I had taken it from the table where he left it,” She said.

The middle-aged man then held her forcefully and stuffed her into a sack after tying her up with a rope.

He then lit the sack on fire and locked the house on his way out.

A neighbour, alerted by the deafening screams rushed to the house, broke down the door and doused the young girl with water.

Police have since launched a manhunt for  the suspect who is said to be on the run

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