A Nyeri court has allowed investigators from local police to detain a man accused of severely injuring his 10-year-old step son’s private parts for seven days to complete investigations.
George Gatura Kariuki from Endarasha, injured a class four pupil by striking his manhood after suspecting he had stolen Sh50 from him.
The court heard that the child remained mum about the incident until when the pain continued and told his sister.
The suspect in the case is his step-father.
The matter was reported to Endarasha police post forcing members of the public to arrest the suspect.
When Weekly Citizen visited Nyeri County Referral Hospital, they found the child having been admitted with the mother present.