A drunken cucu in Kanungu area of Gachie, Kiambu County has gone into hiding after she slashed her nine-year-old grandson with a panga on the head for no apparent reason.
Paul Ng’ang’a, the young boy is an orphan. Since death of his mother Ng’ang’a has been under care of his grandmother popularly known as Wamaster.
Ng’ang’a says he reached home from school on Monday and found his grandmother drunk. The woman who is an illicit brew seller set upon him and cut him several times on his head. One of his eyes
The boy was rescued and taken to Kihara hospital. His cucu has since gone into hiding. Residents say she has sold drugs and illicit brews for over five years but authorities turn a blind eye.
Also, Police in Kakamega are holding a 28-year-old woman from Nyayo Tea Zone estate who allegedly poisoned her two children after a domestic row with her husband.
The children aged two and five respectively are admitted to the Kakamega County Referral Hospital.
A nine-month-old baby was rescued by the father before he consumed the poison.
Neighbours said the family has been experiencing wrangles for some time.
Two weeks ago, the woman had destroyed the wall of their house when the husband failed to return home.