Police in Ndhiwa Sub County have arrested a 21-year-old man suspected to have defiled and murdered a class four pupil in Kanyamwa Kosewe ward, East Kanyamwa location.
The suspect whose name is still withheld due to the ongoing investigations into the matter was arrested at Luanda B village, in connection with the defilement and murder of the minor, a pupil at Ogomi academy in Ndhiwa Sub County.
Confirming the incident, the Ndhiwa Sub County Police Commander, Evans Ombui said that the suspect has been arrested and taken to Ndhiwa police Station where he will be arraigned in court on Wednesday.
The Officer further said that they have launched a manhunt for other suspects in connection with the defilement and murder of the minor.
The Kanyamwa Kosewe Member of County Assembly, Nicholas Owaka who visited the police station applauded Ndhiwa Sub County security team for the prompt action.
Owaka called upon the area residents who might have any leading information to the whereabouts of other suspects to come out and give information to police to ensure that all the suspects are arrested and charged.
“We will not allow our daughters and mothers to continue being defiled by these monsters in our region,” he said.
Earlier, the area residents held a demonstration to protest the killing of the minor demanding immediate arrest of the suspects.
By Naomi Wandede/Davis Langat