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Three suspects arrested over defilement of minor, rape and murder of housemaid

By Japheth Ogila | October 20th 2020 at 09:38:32 GMT +0300

Detectives based in Ruiru, Kiambu County, have arrested three men suspected to have raided house before defiling a 12-year-old girl, and raping a housemaid and killing her.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the three were arrested after a CCTV footage emerged showing the suspects entering the house in Membley on October 16, 2020. They were then positively identified by the police.

The detectives said identified the suspects as 36-year-old Levy Abubakara, 43-year-old Zablon Kariuki Maungu and 40-year-old David Abungana.

 “Levy was arrested following an incident where he was captured on CCTV footage together with others, entering a house and subsequently raping the house girl and defiling a 12-years-old child,” the DCI revealed Tuesday morning.

According to the police, the suspects tortured the housemaid before raping and killing her.

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It said, “Further, they tied both their legs & hands with sisal strings before murdering the house girl by stuffing her mouth with socks and strangling her using a cloth.”

The three will be arraigned tomorrow.


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