Woman in court for injuring step- daughter using red hot knife

A woman has been remanded at Kisii Central police station for assaulting her step-daughter.

The accused, who will undergo a mental assessment test, is alleged to have injured the nine-year-old girl at Masongo village in Kisii Central sub-county.

She appeared before Senior Principal Magistrate Ezikiel Obina yesterday, and was ordered to appear in court on Thursday for plea taking.

The minor has been staying with the accused after her mother separated with her father some six years ago.

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The area chief, who reported the matter to the police station, said the girl had been subjected to torture by the accused.

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