Director of Public Prosecutions, Keriako has ordered the investigation and subsequent arrest of a middle-aged man who is reported to have savagely beaten up his six- year-old daughter to the extent of fracturing her skull. The mother of the child will also be investigated for alleged neglect. The six-year-old girl in Githurai was treated at a city hospital, after the battering she received from her father, Joseph Omwoma, supposedly for being slow in learning. The father who has since gone into hiding is said to be employed as a bouncer at a city club. Our visited the little girl in hospital and opens our bulletin with that disturbing report.