Mombasa man remanded for 30 days for beating 4-yr-old daughter

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A police cell. A Mombasa man has been remanded for beating and causing grievous harm to his 4-year-old daughter./COURTESY

>> BY BRAMWEL CHENG’WALI>>

Mombasa High Court has remanded a father for 30 days for beating his daughter.

Khamisi Kunena is alleged to have beaten and caused grievous harm to his 4-year-old daughter on 30th August 2023 in Likoni, Mombasa county.

Appearing before Magistrate Martha Mutuku he pleaded not guilty of the offense.

“HAMISI KUNENA: On the 30th day of August 2023 at about 1930hrs at Bububu area, Mtongwe location in Likoni sub-county within Mombasa County, you unlawfully did grievous harm to Fatuma Hamisi Kunena,” read the charge sheet.

However, the Magistrate ordered him to be remanded for 30 days, awaiting a report from the children’s protection office.

The fate of the accused person on whether he will be released on bond will be determined upon hearing the case on 11th October 2023.

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