Man quarrels with wife, KILLS child to revenge in BaringoCounty News 15:51
Tuesday 17th September 2013 - Tenges village in Baringo County is mourning the death of a 3 year old girl who was killed by the father after quarreling with the mother.
The young child was hit with a blunt object on the head by the father during a row.
According to the villagers, the man aged 40, returned home drunk and picked a quarrel with the wife who was also drunk. It was around midnight and they started exchanging harsh words.
The man picked a blunt object and wanted to hit the woman but she ran away. The baby was heard crying loudly during the commotion, and later on a deafening silence followed.
Neighbours said that they woke up the following morning only to find the cold body of the child lying on the floor.
Baringo OCPD, Charles Musewe, while confirming the incident said that the man hit the baby with a blunt object in a revenge mission after the wife escaped. Musewe said that the man has since been arrested and will be arraigned in court after investigations have been concluded.
The Kenyan DAILY POST