Police from Akala Police station in Gem constituency have arrested a 40 year old man does allegedly beating his daughter aged 4 years to death.
According to area Assistant Chief, Mr. William Owiti, the suspect – Bernard Omondi-, is said to have come back home on Saturday evening drunk to the core.
In his drunken stupor, the drunk violent man picked a quarrel with his wife, Mary Adhiambo, which turned to a fight and started beating her up.
Mary narrated that she luckily managed to seek refuge with their three children at a neighbor’s home where they spent the night there.
Early Sunday morning, they returned home with the hopes to find the man of the house sober, only for him to lock them up inside the house and started beating them up.
As the suspect was beating them both, his wife, Mary managed to flee the scene again, but this time, she didn’t run with her kids, so she instead, went to report the matter to the area sub-chief.
When she returned home, she told out correspondent that one of her three children was laying senselessly and unconscious on the floor succumbing from the dangerous violent beating.
The suspect is said to have fled from the crime scene but was later arrested and taken to Akala Police station waiting to be presented in court later today.
The body of girl was taken to Bondo Sub county hospital for postmortem