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Kibera mom burns son’s hand for stealing offering

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A mother from Kibera has on Friday been arraigned in court for burning her son’s hand, stomach and other parts using a polythene bag.

Appearing before Kibera Senior Magistrate Esther Boke, Agnes Mutua pleaded guilty to the offense saying she was angered by her son who stole her money meant for offering.

Stephen Kalonzo is said to have been assaulted in July 2019 when he took the cash during a church service to get himself some mandazi.

A good Samaritan come to the rescue of Kalonzo after spotting his injuries as he came from school.

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Upon further interrogation, he revealed what had happened before he was taken to a private clinic as the matter was reported at Kilimani Police Station.

Agnes Mutua blamed the devil for causing such body harm to her son saying she was not in her right senses when committing the crime.

The court directed a probation reported be filled before the court makes a ruling come July 28th.

Berryl Achieng
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