BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,13TH MARCH,2021-Directorate of criminal investigations detectives have arrested a young woman whose images went viral across the social media brutalizing minors belonging to her former employer. Detectives arrested the perpetrator following the public outcry.
A statement from the DCI confirmed the arrest. ” Our attention into the matter was also drawn to videoclip posted by the children’s distraught mother, appealing for information that may lead to the perpetrator’s arrest”.The statement said. Her children; two boys aged 5 and 11 are currently admitted in hospital, in critical condition, nursing stab wounds and other injuries inflicted by the perpetrator.
In a heart-wrenching appeal posted on social networking sites, the victims’ mother flanked by her friends and well wishers appealed to anyone with information on the suspect’s whereabouts, to come forward.
They made the appeal from the hospital beds, where the heavily bandaged children were recuperating and detectives immediately swung to action.
Thankfully, the blood thirsty criminal who has engaged city-based detectives in a cat and mouse game since last night, fell into our dragnet in Eldoret, as she tried to escape. She had booked herself into Busia-bound bus, in the hope that she would finally sneak out of the country to a neighboring country, where she is believed to have some roots. Said DCI.
The perpetrator who was found in possession of two Kenyan identification cards is accused of grossly assaulting two minors who are currently fighting for their lives at a city hospital, after she disagreed with her employer and was shown the door. Instead of taking her marching orders kindly after the sack, she stealthily crept back to her employer’s residence in her absence and assaulted her children, ostensibly to get back at her.
The DCI thanked members of the public who provided crucial information leading to her arrest Equally,as well as the Eldoret Express Bus company for cooperating with their agents who were hot on the trail of the suspect. Members of the public are encouraged to report any crime related incidences or anyone they suspect to be involved in crime through the number
0800722203 free of charge.
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