The women who carried placards bearing message just for Marrybel have asked the government to put to an end incidences of abduction and murder of girls and women which seems to be on the rise in the country.

The body of 9-year-old Marrybel Kapolon, who was kidnapped on September 6, was discovered on Sunday night.

The incident occurred as the girl was heading home from Consolata Primary School along Total road in Meru.

Police said a member of the public, who found the body, informed the area assistant chief. The deceased was in her school uniform and one shoe was at the scene.

DCI officers from Imenti North Division and police moved the body to Meru Level 5 Hospital mortuary .