A 23-year-old mom who’s alleged to have killed her one-and-a-half-year-old son was arraigned at a Kiambu courtroom on Monday, February 20.
The suspect recognized as Jane Wamucii, nonetheless, didn’t take a plea as detectives from the Directorate of Prison Investigations (DCI) made a miscellaneous utility looking for to detain her with a purpose to full their investigation.
The investigations officer constable Evans Onyango from Lari DCI sought 14 days to finish recording statements from witnesses.
Onyango informed Limuru Senior Principal Justice of the Peace Jared Magori that in addition they wish to take her to the hospital in order that she will be able to bear a mental assessment.
The detective informed the courtroom that, Wamucii went to her father or mother’s house on February 13, this 12 months who enquired about her son’s whereabouts.
Nonetheless, her mother and father weren’t content material along with her explanations that she had left the toddler with a buddy and suspected that she had lied to them.
He mentioned that the mother and father reported the matter at Kimende police station the place the suspect gave a distinct model of the story, forcing the officers to refer the case to DCI.
“After thorough interrogations, they admitted that she had killed her son and took us to a pit latrine the place she lives and the place she had dumped the physique,” he mentioned.
Onyango additional mentioned that they known as the fireplace brigade consultants who retrieved the physique they usually took the physique to Uphome Funeral House the place an post-mortem might be performed.
Justice of the Peace Magori accepted the DCI’s request and ordered Wamucii to be detained at Lari police station, because the detectives finalize their probe.
The Justice of the Peace additionally ordered the case be talked about on March 8 for additional instructions.