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Man and woman who poured acid on victim arrested during job interview

By Vincent Kejitan | Sep 8th 2018 | 1 min read

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Saturday announced the arrest of two suspects who allegedly kidnapped Paul Kyande in Kinoo on August 28, 2018.

Joshua Ngugi and Jane Wanjiku Washuka alias Margaret Njoki were nabbed in Kwale County where they were attending a job interview.

“The two were arrested while attending interviews for a hotel job in the said county bearing different names from those in their IDs.

“They are currently in lawful custody & will be arraigned in court on Monday. Their victim is at Kenyatta National Hospital in a critical condition,” wrote the DCI on Twitter.

It also emerged that during the reported attack, the suspects drugged their victim, poured acid on his face and completely chopped off his private parts.

A third suspect of the attack is still at large.

Reports reaching our desk indicate that the victim, Kyande, is an ex-boyfriend of Wanjiku.

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