A prison warder with handcuffs. PHOTO/COURTESY

By John Mugendi

Police in Chuka Igambang’ombe, Tharaka Nithi County are holding a man who allegedly assaulted his parents and sister leaving them with serious injuries.

Reports indicate that the 34-year-old Lewis Kimathi was beating his son over an unknown reason when the three intervened.

Irked by their move, the suspect attacked them with a sharp machete leaving them with deep cuts on different parts of their bodies.

The victims were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The suspect is being interrogated as investigations continue before his arraignment for the offence.


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