A 19-year-old Collins Sambaya was nailed to a tree by one Elvis Irime for allegedly stealing a radio set.
This happened in Chamasili village in Sabatia sub-county in Vihiga in Kenya. The residents are in a state of sho¢k after discovering the 19-year-old nailed to the tree.
The young lad was nailed using two roofing nails and each one of them drilled through each of his two palms.
“It was reported by North Izava location chief namely Evans Endesha by phone, that he received a report that a person had been nailed on a tree by some people,” police report reads.
Security officers arrived at the scene and met the absence of the suspect, Elvis Irime who ostensibly ran away from the scene to avoid arrest. But the man was still stucked to the tree.
“Upon seeing the police approaching the scene, the assailant suspect (Elvis Irime) ran away and is still at large.” the police report adds.
Ghvice has learned that the suspect was rushed to the hospital after his rescue and he is said to be in a stable condition.
Angered Kenyans and non-Kenyans on social media are calling for justice for the young man.