Mututho attributes rising murder cases to poor parenting and effects of drug addiction

The recent trend of murder cases among young generation has been attributed to poor parenting and effects of drug addiction. Former Nacada Boss John Mututho says unless the government and the society accepts to deal with the vises, then there could be even more cases witnessed in the days to come. Speaking in Nakuru on Monday during an interview at his rehab and empowerment Centre-JOMEC, the former Naivasha Legislator also blamed the government for not coming up with policies to address the same. According to Mututho, many youths are born…

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One suspect killed in foiled gang robbery incident in Bahati,Nakuru

A suspected robber was killed while another one is fighting for his life at Nakuru level five hospital following a foiled robbery at Mutundu village in Dundori Nakuru County early Friday. The 7am incident also left other four suspects with arrow wounds. The robbers who are said to be between 15 and 20 attacked the home of Benedetta Wanjiku moments after they had woken up just before they took breakfast. They began by breaking all window panes and disconnecting electricity mains before gaining entry into the house. According to Wanjiku,…

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Police investigating the murder of Deputy County Commissioner’s employee

Police in Rongai Nakuru County are investigating an incident in which a middle aged casual laborer was murdered on Thursday night. The laborer identified as Geoffrey Kirui is employed by a deputy county commissioner based in Machakos. The body was discovered by passersby early Friday a few metres from his employer’s gate. The body had deep cuts on the head. According to neighbors, the man might have been killed elsewhere and his body dropped by the road side. They decried increased cases of crime in the area citing two instances…

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Slain 29 year old Monica Kimani to be laid to rest in Gilgil on Friday

Slain 29 year old businesswoman Monica Nyawira Kimani will be buried this Friday in Gilgil,Nakuru county. The deceased, a firstborn child and an only daughter, has been described by her parents as a hardworking and morally upright woman. Ms Kimani was murdered under unclear circumstances at her house in Kilimani area of Nairobi last week. She met her death shortly after returning into the country from South Sudan, where she runs a family business. One suspect, Joseph Irungu, has since been arrested and was arraigned before a Kiambu court on…

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Nakuru activist wants Teachers Police post investigated over murder case

Nakuru Human Rights Network-NAHURINET has written the Director of Public Prosecution and Director of criminal investigations calling for thorough investigations into the death of Mr.Peter Kariuki at Teachers Police Post on 16th September 2018. In a letter dated 22nd September 2018, NAHURINET Director David Kuria Western wants DPP Nordin Hajji and DCI to ensure the matter is addressed so that the family of the deceased can have peace. The letter that is also carbon copied to the Independent Medical Legal Unit and Independent Police oversight Authority-IPOA, demands that Teachers Police…

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Suspect in attempted murder of former Garissa CEC laid to rest as police urged to unearth the truth

There was tight security as a prime suspect in the attempted murder of former Garissa CEC for finance Idriss Mukhtar was buried at his grandmother’s home in Ngamini village Waseges ward in Subukia Nakuru County. David Mwai 27, was buried in a ceremony that took less than two hours and attended by not more than 200 people. His friends kept off the burial save for a few who accompanied family members. The alleged assassin is said to have been hired to kill the former Garissa finance boss and he reportedly…

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A 2 year old boy found murdered and dumped in Free Hold, Nakuru

Police in Nakuru have launched investigations into an incident where a two year old boy was found dead and dumped in a ditch in Free Hold Estate. According to area locals who woke up to the shocking Wednesday incident, the boy might have been murdered by unknown person before he was dumped in the area. The body of the deceased had injuries on the neck an indication that he might have been murdered. Addressing media, the area residents who had earlier alerted Bondeni Police station about the incident led by…

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Police launch investigations after man murders wife, baby

Police have launched investigations into an incident in which a man killed his wife and a 9month old child at Ng’ondu B area in Mosop ward Rongai Sub County. The suspect Raphael Waweru is said to have committed the heinous act on Sunday night but the bodies were recovered at around midday on Monday. The suspect tried to commit suicide but was rescued with a knife lodged in his chest. Addressing media after visiting the scene, Njoro sub county DCIO Monica Mberege said police has started investigation. The suspect was…

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