Little girl raped, killed and cut in latest ritual
‘We suspect one person has been committing these crimes and it’s a matter of time before we catch up with him’
The body of a raped, murdered and mutilated three-year-old girl was found yesterday in the second rape-slaying of a toddler in same Naivasha area in a week.
Her hand was severed and police said they believe she and the other small girl were slain in ritual murders.
A third child from the same Karagita estate is admitted at Naivasha Subcounty Hospital after she was raped.
“We suspect these are ritual killings targeting children and we call for support from the public so we can deal with these cases,” Chief Hussein Guyo said. The search for the missing three-yar-old ended yesterday when her body was found in an abandoned house. She had been missing for a week
The estate is home to hundreds of flower farm workers.
She was found a week after another three-year-old girl was found raped and murdered in the same area.
He said the child could have been killed elsewhere and the body dumped in the house.
“We suspect one person has been committing these crimes and it’s a matter of time before we catch up with him,” he said.
Guyo said one suspect has been arrested and is being questioned.
At the weekend, residents expressed alarm over increasing cases of child sexual abusein the estate on Moi South Lake road.
Meanwhile, a 70-year old man on his way home was gored to death by a buffalo in Kongoni, Naivasha. He was walking with a friend.
He was attacked between Kongoni and Moi Ndabi in the latestt case of increasing human-wildlife conflict.
Witness Peter Mwaura said the buffaloes strayed from a game ranch in search of pasture.
“The buffalo was hiding in a bush and killed him on the spot,” he said.
The said many wild animals are roaming free in the area, threatening residents, especially children.