One month old baby boy has died after he bled to death following a traditional operation meant to remove plastic teeth in Magutuni Sub-County Hospital, Maara Sub County, Tharaka Nithi County.
According to police report, the mother Kelly Nkatha aged 21 years took the baby named Prince Bundi to a qwack doctor in Magutuni location, to remove four plastic teeth that had developed on his jaws.
The operation was apparently done using a razor blade and immediately after, the baby begun bleeding profusely.
He was rushed to the nearby hospital but died while undergoing treatment.
The body is lying at the hospital’s mortuary as police commence investigations.