Police detectives attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigation on Thursday confirmed the arrest of a man, who is accused of spraying glue to his wife’s genital parts and ears on May 16th, 2020.
Confirming his arrest, the police further revealed details of the man, identifying him as James Kifo Muriuki, aged 30 years old, who was arrested at his hideout at Kaningo in Kitui County.
“30-Year-Old James Kifo Muriuki, who on 16th May 2020 horridly dehumanized his wife, has this morning been arrested from his hideout at Kaningo in Kitui County by a combined team of DCI Kenya detectives from Special Crime Unit, DCI Tseikuru, and DCI Tharaka South” read the statement.
30-Year-Old James Kifo Muriuki, who on 16th May, 2020 horridly dehumanized his wife, has this morning been arrested from his hideout at Kaningo in Kitui County by a combined team of @DCI_Kenya Detectives from Special Crime Unit, DCI Tseikuru and DCI Tharaka South. pic.twitter.com/9InbkfcyI4
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) May 21, 2020
According to the police, the arrest followed a shocking report made by the complainant, his wife, on how the suspect lured her in the dead of the night to river Kathita whereby he ordered her to strip naked and tell him all the men she had slept with while he was in Nairobi.
The further revealed that when the woman became hesitant to answer on the issues, is when the suspect sprayed pepper, salt and super glue on her genitals, before sealing her mouth and ears.
“On being hesitant, she was beaten by the suspect who also sprayed pepper, salt, and super glue on her genitalia and later used a knife to push the said contents to her lady parts. Further, it was reported that he sealed her mouth and ears and left her for dead,” they said.
The suspect will be arraigned in court once the necessary police procedure is complete.