An Anti-Stock Theft Unit police officer was on Wednesday arrested for assaulting his wife after he found her with a boyfriend in his house.
Gilbert Kiprotich who works in Maili Saba is accused of beating up his wife Joyce Nyakio after he found her with a boyfriend identified as Paul Mbugua.
In a police report seen by this reporter, the matter was reported to the police by the management of Nyahururu county and Referral Hospital that Nyakio had been taken to the hospital with several deep cuts.
Nyakio who lives in Magadi, Laikipia County was badly wounded to an extent doctors at Rumuruti District Hospital could not deal with the matter and referred her to Nyahururu hospital.
“Nyakio explained to doctors that she had been attacked by her husband who had also accompanied her to the hospital, when officers rushed to the facility they found the victim,” the report read in part.
It has emerged that the suspect, arrived in his home unannounced at around 2300 hrs when he found Nyakio with the boyfriend.
He immediately got irritated and started attacking them but the boyfriend managed to escape leaving behind Nyakio in hot soup.
The report revealed that Nyakio sustained a deep cut on the head and deep cuts on both hands, knee and right hand.
Kiprotich who was found within the hospital compound was arrested and placed in the cells at Nyahururu police station.
He is scheduled to be picked by officers attached to Rumuruti police station for action to be taken against him.
By the time of going to press, Nyakio who was being treated at Nyahururu hospital and whose condition has been described as fair was contemplating to solve the matter out of court.