Kamau Nyaga from Mwea, Kirinyaga county, Kenya is currently being held at Wang’uru police station following the accusation.
Kamau reportedly assaulted his 15-year-old daughter with a panga
seriously injuring her after he saw her talking to a teenage boy.
The suspect was allegedly disciplining his daughter following the incident.
A neighbor alerted the police after hearing screams coming from Kamau’s home.
Mwea East OCPD, Kizito Mutoro, confirmed the incident saying Kamau was
arrested on Saturday evening following a tip-off from a village elder.
The teenage girl suffered injuries on her right leg and hands with major cuts on her head.
Kizito said the girl was stable after receiving treatment at a local hospital and discharged.
“The girl was treated and released to go home after the doctors confirmed that she was in a stable condition,” said Kizito.