Woman scalds husband’s private parts with hot water over phone call


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In Summary

  • Speaking to Citizen Digital from Kimbimbi hospital where he is receiving treatment, the man narrated how he received a call from one of his customers about a job vacancy.
  • According to the victim, this is not the first time his wife has tried to burn him with hot water.
  • The two are reported to have been married for 12 years.

A 39-year-old man is nursing serious burn injuries after his wife poured hot water on him during a scuffle over a phone call at Ngurubani area in Mwea, Kirinyaga County.

Speaking to Citizen Digital from Kimbimbi hospital where he is receiving treatment, the man narrated how he received a call from one of his customers about a job vacancy.

“I received a call from one of my female customers informing him of a job vacancy and my wife got angry and started accusing me of taking calls from a ‘side chick’,” he said.

The accused then boiled water which she then proceeded to pour on his private parts and back.

According to the victim, this is not the first time his wife has tried to burn him with hot water.

The two are reported to have been married for 12 years.

Area Assistant Chief Henry Kariuki said that police have launched a manhunt for the woman who fled after the incident.

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