According to , the man forcefully applied a mixture of pepper, salt, and onions to his wife’s private part and then sealed it up with glue and sand.
He did this on Saturday, May 16 after accusing the wife of sleeping with another man.
Additional reports on the incident has it that the suspect initially persuaded his wife to move from their Marimanti township home, fearing that he would be arrested after having traveled from Nairobi where there is a lockdown.
However, on reaching Kathita River, the man who threatened to kill his wife ordered her to undress. When the woman refused to obey, he descended on her with blows while threatening to stab her with the knife he was holding.
After carrying out the evil act, the man fled but has now been declared wanted by the police.
The police statement on the issue read in part;
“They both went and on reaching River Kathita, he ordered her to remove all her clothes so that she may tell him all the men she had slept with while he was at Nairobi.”
Tharaka South Police Commander, Kiprop Rutto said the suspect also applied the same mixture on his wife’s ears and mouth before fleeing from the scene.
The woman managed to walk to Marimanti Police Station where she reported the matter before she was rushed to Marimanti Sub-County Hospital where she is receiving treatment.
The police chief noted that the suspect is a known criminal in the region who is being sought by the police for various crimes.
He will be charged to court once he is apprehended, the police noted.