Sunday, December 4, 2022

Police Rescues Young Man After He Was Nailed To A Tree For Allegedly Stealing Radio

A 19-year-old man identified as Collins Sambaya was nailed to a tree on suspicion of stealing a radio in Kenya.

The suspect who is from Chamasili village in Sabatia sub-county was injured by one Elvis Irime, who nailed both his palms to a tree on Friday, February 18.

The young man was saved from the great pains after North Izava location Chief Evans Endesha reported the matter to the police via a phone call.

Police report reads in part:

“Upon seeing the police approaching the scene, the assailant suspect ran away and is still at large.”

Sambaya was rescued and rushed to Mbale County Referral Hospital where he is in stable condition.

The Directorate of Criminal Investigation, DCI, said in a statement that the police has launched manhunt for the suspect responsible for the inhuman act.

He stated:

“In an incident that brought Sabatia’s, Izava village to a standstill, 19-year-old Collins Sambaya, was found secured on a tree using two roofing nails, that had been driven through each palm of his hands.”

“The distraught villagers who couldn’t come to terms with what had befallen one of their own, watched in disbelief from a distance as officers rescued him and rushed him to hospital.

“Meanwhile, a manhunt for the suspects responsible for the inhuman act has been launched, with the area security team employing every available resource to apprehend the suspects.”

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