kiberaA woman has been charged in court for inflicting harm on her nine-year-old niece.

Consolata Shenda, 38, was charged with assault and cruelty at a Kibera Court on Tuesday.

She was accused of slicing her niece’s private parts after she urinated on her clothes. The court heard that Shenda, a teacher, used a razor blade to injure the girl on November 27.

Shenda who was the girl’s guardian is said to have got angry and committed the assault as punishment.

Her bond will be considered after the court receives a report from the children’s officer on the condition of the girl.