A Kirinyaga man is said to have burnt his wife with a stove following a disagreement involving food.
The 32-year old man is said to have asked his wife 27-years to prepare for him githeri only to end up cooking rice.
Angered by the wife, the Kirinyaga man Peter Ngungi attacked the wife with a burning stove leaving her with serious burn injuries.
The couples are said to have been married for two years and have been blessed with two children.
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Police are in pursuit of the suspect as the hospital reports the wife to be in a stable condition.