A mother from hell is on the run after burning her daughter's private parts.
A Kenyan woman from the Furfural village in Likuyani, Kakamega County, is now on the run after she inflicting serious injuries on her 14-year-old daughter's private parts by pouring kerosene on her and setting her on fire on Sunday, September 13, reports Nairobi News.
According to the report, the woman was angry after finding her daughter frying the maize flour instead of using it to cook ugali, a local meal popular in the East African country.
The mother who could not hold back her anger, reportedly pounced on the girl and beat her severely. Not done with just beating the 'stubborn' girl, the woman allegedly doused a litre of kerosene on her daughter’s private parts before lighting her up with a matchstick.
The victim, a standard seven pupil at Kongoni primary school, was rescued by neighbours who rushed her to a dispensary where she received first aid attention before being transferred to the Kitale Sub County hospital where is recuperating.
The victim’s brother recounted how their mother arrived home that fateful afternoon and became incensed after noticing that the girl had fried maize flour meant for cooking ugali.
“When asked by mum where she had gotten the flour, our sister lied that she had borrowed it from a neighbour, prompting mum to rush to the said neighbour to confirm.”
The said neighbour, however, denied giving the girl the maize flour and this enraged the mother the more as she reportedly pounced on her daughter and used a crude cane to discipline her.
“My sister struggled and managed to escape from mum's grip and rushed to our bedroom where she locked herself. However, mum violently broke the door and continued hitting her.
"After that, mum poured kerosene on my sister's private parts and struck a matchstick which she lit her with it,” the boy added.