Directorate of Criminal Investigations(DCI) officers have arrested three suspects in connection with rape and murder incident in Ruiru, Kiambu County.
The three suspects, 36-year-old Levy Abubakara, 43-year-old Zablon Kariuki Maungu and 40-year-old David Abungana were arrested after being identified by the police on CCTV footage.
The footage showed them entering a house in Membley estate on 26 October, where a 12-year-old girl was defiled and a house girl raped and killed.
“On October 16, the suspect was seen entering the said house at Membley area in Ruiru Sub-County together with others and subsequently defiling a 12-year-old child and raping the house girl.
“He was arrested following an incident where he was captured on CCTV footage together with others, entering a house and subsequently raping the house girl and defiling a 12-years-old child,” the DCI said.
DCI stated that the suspects tortured the maid, after which they raped and killed her.
They are said to have tied the housemaid’s legs with sisal strings and stuffed her mouth with socks and strangled her to death with a piece of cloth.
The three suspects are in custody and will be taken to court on Wednesday, 21 October.
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