Yatta man arrested for setting grandson on fire for stealing 100 bob

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A man from Kalimatula village in Ndalani Location, Yatta has been arrested for allegedly setting his grandson on fire.

The man is said to have set the boy on fire for allegedly steal 100 shillings and the act was meant to discipline him.

He sustained serious burns and is admitted at Matuu Level 4 Hospital while his grandfather is being held at Matuu Police Station.

According to area Assistant Chief Josephat Kyalya Sila, the man will be arraigned in court and charged with attempted murder.