Graphic photo: 6-year-old boy burnt by his father for allegedly stealing N30 in Kenya


    A six-year-old Kenyan boy has been left severe burn injuries after he was allegedly set on fire by his father for stealing Sh10 (N30) to buy doughnut.

    The boy who is nursing the burn injuries at Ogembo Nursing Home in Kisii County, told Kenya News Agency that on Monday evening when his father had failed to return home on time from work, he simply picked up 10 shillings from a table in their house and bought doughnut.

    According to him, on Tuesday morning, his father woke him up after discovering the missing money.

    “When I denied, he poured paraffin on me and lit a matchbox,” the…

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