A storekeeper was arrested and taken to court after biting his employer’s thumb a few minutes after they had an altercation.
Mohamed Noor Farah was presented at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi and was charged with intentionally and unlawfully causing pain to his boss Allan Kadogo at Kista coffee Hotel in along Banda Street in Nairobi.
Noor committed the crime on June 16, 2022.
Bernard Ochoi Milimani senior principal magistrate was told that the accused and his manager Allan Kadogo had an altercation with his junior employee over work-related issues.
“They disagreed over who and how the items will be arranged in the store,” they told the court.
In the middle of their altercation, the accused reportedly hit Kadogo in the chest with his head sending him reeling to the ground.
He followed him to the ground grabbed his right hand, and bit off his thumb.
The court was told that Kadogo fled for his dear life while screaming and yelling and bleeding profusely from the anger bite.
He was rescued by his juniors who rushed him to the nearest pharmacy for first aid while others were fighting the accused back in the store.
Kadogo was admitted at a city hospital where his thumb was amputated while Mohammed Noor was charged for causing grievance and pain.
He was later released on a Ksh200,000 cash bail until August 8, 2022, when the court will fix dates for the hearing of the case.