- A couple has beaten their daughter to death for the strangest reason
- The man and wife are now in police custody
A couple is in police custody for allegedly beating their 11-year-old daughter to death for the weirdest reason.
The two are said to have severely beaten up their daughter until she bled to death at Barget village, Kuresoi South.
Bernard Langat and his wife Maureen Tabitha are said to have punished the standard two girl for attending a circumcision ceremony without their permission.
The Standard reports the deceased girl’s younger brother revealed that the girl was beaten continuously by her parents until she started to nose bleed.
The girl came back from the ceremony at around 5 pm on Thursday, November 17 but declined to go home fearing reprisals from her parents.
She sought refuge at a neigbour’s home where there were funeral preparations plans and that was when her parents spotted her and dragged her home where they begun reigning blows on her.
They also tied her hands and legs and they went on with meting the tough punishment on the poor girl until she begun to nose bleed profusely.
The girl died early morning on Friday, November 18 as the parents were rushing her to hospital.
The couple has since been arrested and is being held at Keringet police station as investigations continue.