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Man assaults nephew for stealing of food.

Police are holding a man at Aram police station in Rarieda Sub County for allegedly assaulting and injuring his 8 years old nephew for stealing food.
According to the area police commandant Thomas Ototo, the suspect Eddy Otieno (34) was arrested Tuesday at St. Elizabeth mission hospital Lwak compound.
Ototo said that Otieno, a paternal uncle, committed the offense in Kisumu where he was living with the boy.
The commandant said after the incident, Otieno took the boy to his (Otieno’s) mother in Bar Aluru village in Siger sub location.
The police boss said the boy needed to live with relatives because his father had died and his mother is mentally ill.
Ototo revealed that the suspect admitted to committing the crime and will be arraigned in court Thursday to face assault charges.
Speaking to the media on phone, the assistant administrator, St. Elizabeth mission hospital Lwak where the boy is being treated Sr. Mary Wandabusi said the boy was brought to the facility on Sunday by his grandmother in a critical state but is now in a stable condition.
She stated that when the grandmother took the boy to hospital, she reported that the minor had received serious beating from his uncle for frequently soiling his clothes and stealing food in the house.
Wandabusi revealed that the hospital decided to contact the police, who apprehended the suspect.
By Brian Ondeng’

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