Kakamega residents are left in awe after a woman allegedly poured hot water on her husband following a disagreement over food.
Daniel Omollo, a 25-year-old was scalded by his wife Caroline Nekesa after a wrangle over ugali.
The incident took place on Thursday in their home village of Umoja in Lugari location, Kakamega County.
Daniel came home on Thursday to his wife, preparing tea.
The starving husband, however, insisted that he wanted to eat ugali instead, an issue which stirred an argument.
The coupled pondered over the issue before his wife Nekesa poured boiling tea on him causing massive on his chest and neck.
According to the police, Nekesa took off after the incident leaving her husband in serious pain which raised an alarm to the neighbors.
Daniel was rushed to Lugari Forest Dispensary for prompt management.
Lugari Location Chief Evans Adavaji affirmed that the suspect has not been caught.
Of the recent past incidence, a man killed his father in Shinyalu District over ugali. Elsewhere in Embu County, a student was allegedly burnt with hot tea in the dining hall.