Father defiles 16 year-old daughter, scalds her with water
SEE ALSO :KDF soldier killed, corpse burntDoctors at the hospital said the assailant wanted to terminate the pregnancy by pouring hot water on the girls’ private parts eventually burning the child’s genitalia and legs. Chelimo Korir, a gynecologist and obstetrician at the hospital, said though the minor and the fetus are out of danger, the girl still need specialized care to ensure she fully recovers. “The hot water severely burned the outer parts of her private parts and it was by sheer luck the fetus is still intact. Our conclusion after thorough assessment is that the perpetrator wanted the child to abort,” said Dr Korir who is also the facility’s medical officer. The medic said the girl after being put under medication was responding positively to treatment though malnourished. “We are also trying to stabilize her health because her body is malnourished and a nutritionist has been stationed to monitor her diet as well as a counsellor to offer psychological and emotional support,” he said.
SEE ALSO :Panic as hackers access sacco databaseWhen The Standard visited her at the facility, no family member was on sight to help her. The staff at the facility are now her caregivers. She looked deranged, traumatised and in pain because of blisters. Apparently she had been brought into the hospital at night by a person claiming to be a neighbour who later vanished before giving any information to the doctors about the girl. “On Sunday evening at round 7pm, the girl in excruciating pain was brought in by a woman claiming she was a ‘neighbour’. Funny enough as the doctors were examining her, the woman vanished,” said the hospital director, Stanley Mutwol. He said according to information they had gathered through the hospital social workers; the father was responsible for the assault cases. “The child admitted of the sexual abuse from the father which has been going on for some time now. Through our interaction with the child, we have discovered that since her mother died some time back, the man has been sexually exploiting the girl,” said Mr Mutwol.
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