Detectives arrest man who killed 8-year-old son with Hot water

The suspect was arrested on Friday

DCI Headquarters

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations in Sigor have arrested a man suspected of killing his 8-year-old son with Hot water.

According to DCI, the man who committed the crime on January 17, 2021, was arrested on Friday.

The suspect identified as Madangure Chelonges is said to have poured boiling water on the son, who succumbed to severe bans while receiving treatment at a local hospital.

The reason for the fierce attack on the son remains unknown.

The suspect will be arraigned once detectives conclude investigations.

Man suspected to have murdered his 8-year-old son by pouring boiling water on him is in custody following his arrest yesterday by detectives based at Sigor, West Pokot County.

Madangure Chelonges was reported to have savagely dealt with the boy over an unestablished issue on January 17, where the latter later succumbed to severe burns at a local hospital.

As further investigations continue, the suspect remains in custody pending arraignment,” said DCI.

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