Athi River: Woman Arrested For Burning Children’s Hands After Eating Sugar

One of the children whose hands were burnt. [Photo | Courtesy]

A woman has been arrested after burning her children’s hands in Athi River, Machakos County.

Police said the woman burnt the hands of her children, aged 6 and 8, as punishment for eating sugar.

Kinanie area chief Josphat Musinga confirmed the incident saying the woman committed the heinous act at Kilili area, using a hot knife and nylon paper.

“We visited the children in school after receiving a report about the incident. We then took them to Athi River Hospital for treatment,” Musinga Said.

The suspect spent Wednesday night at Athi River Police Station pending her arraignment.

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