The incident occurred at Nyaribari Chache in Kisii County where a 25-year old mother allegedly killed her nine year old daughter for losing ten shillings that she was sent Chapati to buy chapati with.
Police in Keumbu, Kisii today has arrested the 25-year old suspected of killing her daughter after misplacing the ksh. 10 which she had been sent to get Chapati with. Grace Nyandusi is reported to have killed her daughter by hitting her on the head several times.
When the villagers heard about this, they were angered and wanted to lynch the suspect,though the police are reportedly to have had a hectic time in restraining them.
It is further reported that during the incident the father of the girl was away in Nairobi where he works. The deceased was a pupil at Gesare primary school.
According to the area assistant chief Calvin Kengara said that the money might have gotten lost when the girl wandered into sugarcane farm on her way to an eatery. "It is upon returning and attempting to explain what happened that her incensed mother turned on her with a chapati roller hitting her on the head," said the area chief.
After her arrest, the mother explained that the she had pulled the child out from the house where she had to hide before fatally beating her. " She beat her until she became unconscious and when she realised she had passed out, she let out a scream alerting neighbours," said Kengara.
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