Househelp Jailed For 5 Years For Feeding 5-Month-Old Baby Mucus

A Nairobi court has sentenced a househelp to five years behind bars after she was found guilty of child abuse.

Catherine Mukoya is accused of knowingly feeding the five-month-old baby her nasal mucus, using fingers that she had inserted in her private parts on July 28, 2022 at Fedha estate in Embakasi.

“Catherine Mukoya Nalianya willfully abused R.K.K a child aged five months by feeding him nasal mucus and fingers that she had inserted in her vagina'” reads the charge sheet.

Househelp Sentenced to five years

The suspect was arrested on July 28, 2022 and detained at Embakasi Police Station before being arraigned in court on August 8.

While delivering the ruling, Magistrate Festus Terer noted that he had considered the pre-bail report and mitigation made by the accused before issuing her sentence.

Mukaya is set to carry out the sentence immediately.

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