Two suspects behind robberies, rapes in Naivasha lynched
SEE ALSO :Senior county official kills selfFormer Lakeview MCA Simon Wanango Wanyoike narrated he they have had sleepless nights trying to deal with the increased cases of insecurity in the area. Wanyoike said everyone was afraid of the two suspects who would attack even during day time raping women and carting away household goods. "The begun robbing from houses then they went ahead and started raping women and defiling school going children before members of the public caught up with them," he said. According to another witness Steve Mwangi, the two suspects have been terrorizing residents mainly in the evening as they left their place of work for home. He said that after the two were cornered in their house, word went round that they would be lynched in a public place where they committed the atrocities.
SEE ALSO :Three arrested over Sh54m fraud"All motorcycle operators were involved in the operation and we decided it was time for them pay for their deeds," he said. One of the victims Salome Wanjiku said that move would help them overcome the trauma they had undergone for months now. "They take advantage of women going to shops in the evening and raping them before fleeing to their hideouts but we can now breathe a sigh of relief now that they have been killed," she said. Naivasha OCPD Samuel Waweru confirmed the incident adding that the badly burnt remains had been collected and taken to Naivasha sub-county hospital mortuary. “We are calling on members of the public to desist from lynching suspects and instead hand them to us so that they can help reveal who their accomplices are,” he said.
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