A woman’s hand was severed off allegedly by her brother in-law in one of the most brutal gender based violence in the area in Kisii.

Eunice Moraa, from Kenyenya was allegedly assaulted Sunday night within a Napier grass farm following a squabble over land boundary.

The mother of two was rushed to Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital and admitted.

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Kisii county women Representative Janet Ong’era visited the victim at the health facility and decried increasing cases of gender based violence in the county where several women and girls have been raped and some even killed.

She condemned the incidents saying they have left some of the victims with serious injuries.

Ong’era also urged area security agents to investigate the matter and arrest the culprit within one week or risk massive protests to demand for the same.

On her part, nominated MCA Caren Magara lamented over many cases of violation of women and girl child rights being reported at the assembly and criticized men who take law into their hands to assault the female gender saying it was a barbaric behavior.

Else where a 70 year old woman mauled to death by stray dogs at Block Ten in Eldoret.

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Stray dogs attacked and killed a 70 year woman at Block Ten estate Eldoret town causing protests from residents.

The dogs attacked the woman near her house and mauled her to death. The house is located near the Eldoret Airstip.

The residents led by Kipchumba Rutto accused the Uasin Gishu County government of failing to kill the stray dogs despite several cases of attacks having been reported.

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