Woman stabbed, slashed, hands chopped off for 'being infertile'

BBC News -- Kenya's Daily Nation newspaper is leading with a story of a woman, Jackline Mwende, who was assaulted allegedly by her husband and had her hands chopped off because she "could not conceive".

The paper reports that the husband has been charged in connection with the violence.

He has made no comment.

Ms Mwende is said to have been advised by her local pastor to stay in the relationship despite having been the victim of abuse.

The Daily Nation also reports that the a doctor's report had found the man to be infertile.


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