By Samuel Ouma
Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested a 24-year-old nanny who attacked her employer’s family, killing the home’s 7-year-old in Baringo’s Marigat Sub-county, Kenya’s Rift Valley.
The nanny, who had been generously provided a nanny’s employment at the home of a prison warder, snuck quietly into her employer’s master bedroom in the dead of night, heinously attacking her in her sleep with a machete and a club.
The woman had no idea that her 7-year-old firstborn kid had been the first victim of the househelp from hell as she raised distress calls while in excruciating pain with blood gushing from her arms, head, and neck.
The suspect managed to flee under cover of night while neighbours rushed to the scene to help the victims.
Neighbors discovered the boy’s frozen body buried beneath the bed as they were getting the woman ready for the hospital. With no physical injuries, he had some blood flowing from his mouth.
“Over the weekend, a joint team of Crime Research and Intelligence Bureau detectives from DCI Headquarters and Baringo County joined their DCI Marigat counterparts in the pursuit, where a scrupulous search was conducted in Kiptangwanyi and Kongasis areas of Gilgil, Nakuru County.
After hours of engaging detectives in a cat and mouse activity, the slippery suspect was flushed out of her friend’s house in Kongasis and escorted to Marigat Police Station awaiting arraignment at Kabarnet Law Courts tomorrow,” said DCI.