Makueni man recorded brutally assaulting wife wanted by police
- The victim is currently in hospital with serious injuries.
- Members of the public who may have vital information that may lead to his arrest have been urged to report to the nearest police station.
- Kenyans online wondered why the person who recorded the video did not intervene but preferred instead to record the assault.
Police are searching for a Makueni man who was captured on video assaulting a woman said to be his wife.
The video has been doing rounds on social media with the man accused of beating up the wife for being unfaithful.
“This is assault! Even if the woman is his wife he should not have beaten her,” Makueni County Police Commander Joseph Napeiyan said.
The victim is currently in hospital with serious injuries.
Members of the public who may have vital information that may lead to the arrest of the Makueni man have been urged to report to the nearest police station.
Kenyans online expressed their outrage with a majority raising concerns on why the Makueni man has not yet been arrested despite his face being clearly shown in the video.
The DPP’s attention has been drawn to a viral video clip of a man assaulting a woman in Makueni.
Consequently the DPP has directed the @DCI_Kenya to immediately have suspect arrested & arraigned before court @fidakenya @CREAWKenya pic.twitter.com/LTHwJ6rsta
— ODPP_KE (@ODPP_KE) July 31, 2018
Others condemned the person who recorded the video wondering why he did not intervene instead preferring to record the assault.
According to Muvau assistant chief Andrew Kisenge, the incident occurred on Monday 30, in Kya Aka village.
The Makueni man is said to have fled the scene after committing the crime.
The chief further alleged that the man even threatened to chop off his wife’s head for being unfaithful.
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