Woman escapes after chopping off one-year old son’s genitals


Woman escapes after chopping off one-year old son's genitals
One-year and eight months old boy admitted at Kijabe hospital after mother chopped off his genitals. PHOTO| COURTESY.

Police in Kiambu County are searching for a woman who is alleged to have chopped off the private parts of her son aged one-year and eight months under unclear circumstances.

According to the child’s father, who reported the matter at Tigoni Police Station, the woman identified as Winnie Mutheu fled after committing the act at Kamandura village.

A neighbour to the family reported that the woman told her she disposed the child’s genital in a pit latrine before she fled.

Confirming the incident, Tigoni OCPD Mwaniki Ireri said baby boy is admitted at Kijabe hospital in critical condition.

George Ngugi, a children’s officer, said that they will work hand-in-hand with the police to ensure the woman is apprehended.

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