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Man Arrested After Boy He Flogged For Having Affair With Daughter Dies

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A 52-year-old man has been arrested for murder after a Class 8 pupil he assaulted for having an affair with his daughter passed on at a Vihiga Hospital.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), John Christon Shipiti, is reported to have attacked the 17-year-old boy on August 7, 2020, inflicting grievous injuries on him.

The teenager, a pupil at Chemego Primary School, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital where he had sought treatment leading to the arrest of the father of the 13-year-old girl yesterday.

“The suspect is reported to have frenziedly served hot blows and kicks to the pupil, after suspecting him of having a love affair with his 13-year-old daughter, ” said DCI.

“The victim’s legs, cheeks, forehead and upper lip had been most affected, but the unfortunate incident was kept under until yesterday.”

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DCI said the suspect is being processed to face murder charges.

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased is awaiting autopsy.

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Written by Wycliffe Nyamasege

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