Greens together with carrots, some potatoes and two loaves of bread are a few of the gadgets that police recovered from Theta River Wamuguthoko village – Gatundu South, Kiambu County the place the physique of Wanjiku Karanja was found earlier right this moment.
The center-aged lady is suspected to have been stabbed severally in her chest and limbs whereas going residence from Gatundu city the place she has been working.
It’s believed that Wanjiku was heading residence on Sunday night time at round 9:30 pm utilizing a motorcycle when the incident occurred.
In line with Kariuki Kibathi, the village elder, Wanjiku’s physique was found by a villager who had gone to the banks of the river to search for cow leaves when he reported to different locals who later knowledgeable the police.
Her physique was dumped contained in the river surrounded by thickets, timber and a espresso manufacturing unit with indicators displaying that the killers might have struggled to terminate her life.
A knife was extracted from Wanjiku’s limbs which has despatched extra worry amongst locals who now demand motion by safety officers within the space.
Kibathi mentioned that whereas the village, notoriously identified for the manufacture, sale and consumption of illicit brews and not too long ago bhang has been peaceable for a while, circumstances of insecurity had reemerged making locals worry for his or her lives.
The aged man mentioned that the shortage of a police publish within the space needs to be blamed for heightened insecurity within the village.
Talking after Wanjiku’s physique was picked by police and scene of crime officers, Kibathi urged the federal government to contemplate fast-tracking the institution of a police publish within the space to ensure them safety.
“We’re saddened that this incident occurred. We now have been having fun with loads of peace right here since we collectively, with native directors resolved to struggle outlawed substances. The homicide of Wanjiku has rebirthed circumstances of insecurity and most annoying is that the killers had zero mercy on her,” Kibathi said.
His sentiments have been echoed by Ruth Njeri, the grandmother to Wanjiku who complained that the shortage of standard police patrols within the space has doubled their fears.
Distraught Njeri mentioned that going out at night time will now be unimaginable for a lot of locals following the incident.
“The federal government should act. We can not proceed like this. It’s very unlucky that Wanjiku, who was coming residence to test on certainly one of her sick youngsters, needed to die. We suspect the incident occurred between Kimunyu and Wamuguthuko village as her employer had referred to as her earlier than her telephone went off,” the grandmother famous.