Man killed, private parts severed in Naivasha

NAKURU COUNTY: Naivasha residents woke up to a rude shock to find the body of a middle aged man whose private parts had been severed dumped by the roadside.

In the wake of similar attacks in Nyeri, the incident was met with fear and anxiety as police moved in to collect the body.

The body was found opposite the Total petrol station in Naivasha town by members of the public who in turn told the police.

There were conflicting stories on the cause of death with some alleging that the victim was punished for sleeping with another man's wife.

However, a different group said that this was a case of domestic violence on the semi-naked man whose identity was yet to be established.
A witness James Kimani said that the man was dumped by a speeding car near the busy road at around 2am.
He added that curious members of the public eager to see what had been dropped discovered the body that was still oozing blood.
"The private parts were literally hanging by a thread and we are getting all kind of views from members of the public," he said.
A senior police officer who declined to be named confirmed the incident adding that investigations had started.
The officer confirmed that the private parts had been cut out adding that the man did not have any identification documents.
"The victim had a wound on his head and his private parts were severed off and the body has been taken to the local mortuary as investigations continue," said the officer.
Meanwhile, police in Kongoni Naivasha have arrested a flower farm worker who defiled and infected a 12 year old with HIV Aids.
The suspect who has been on the run for over a month was arrested in DCK trading center after a tip off by members of the public.
A witness identified only as Amos said that the man who is a driver went into hiding soon after committing the act.
"The suspect thought that things had cooled down and decided to venture back into town but police were waiting for him," he said.
A senior police officer confirmed the arrest noting that the suspect would be arraigned in court within the stipulated 24 hours.