A lady in Kimbu village of Gitare sub-location, Embu East Sub-County, has been fined a he-goat by a clan for assaulting her father-in-law.
Elders of the Gitiri clan from the Embu neighborhood fined Lucy Wawira, a mom of three, in her absentia after she fled on studying that elders have been to debate the matter.
“By means of our personal investigations we’ve established that 74-year-old man was assaulted and for this matter, Wawira has demeaned her father-in-law and the elders,” one of many elders mentioned.
Renson Njeru is alleged to have suffered a damaged hand, panga minimize, and different accidents.
Her husband Lukas Mugendi was not spared both because the elders noticed that he took no motion as Wawira assaulted the outdated man. He too pays the positive of a he-goat.
Gitiri clan chairman Rev. John Waithanje mentioned the choice was reached after listening to from a number of witnesses.
In accordance with the ruling, Wawira will solely be allowed again after she offers the he-goat.
“Initially as Wawira’s husband you informed us your spouse had gone to the hospital the place we adopted however by no means discovered her,” Mentioned Anthony Dauti, the clan secretary.
Njeru mentioned Wawira insulted and assaulted him on a number of events.
“On Friday final week it turned chaotic after I requested Wawira why she harvested two bananas from my farm with out permission,” he informed elders.
After the incident, Njeru, a widower, mentioned he remained in his home helpless for 2 days with a damaged hand and different accidents.
It was his daughter who visited and took him to the hospital the place he was admitted for 3 days and later discharged.
Village elder Mvurya Mwaniki, who represented the realm chief in the course of the clan assembly, mentioned the native administration would make sure the household stays peaceable.
He known as upon Mugendi to make sure they abide by the clan’s resolution to keep away from a curse.
“Because the husband, you must also watch out of what occurs to your father, in case your father died at the moment whereas the spouse is on the run it might be not possible for her to come back again because the spirits would hang-out each of you, subsequently train warning in no matter you select to do,” Mwaniki mentioned.
Though Mugendi agreed to share the elder’s verdict along with his spouse who’s on the run, it isn’t clear whether or not she is going to abide and ship the he-goat as ordered.
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