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Two detained for two weeks over Homicide claims.

by Faith Karanja

Two people have been detained for 14 days at Muthaiga police station over homicide claims pending the conclusion of investigations.

Appearing before a Milimani court, police sought for more days to complete the investigations of the death of a young girl who was awaiting to join the university.

In Affidavit filed by police officer attached to DCI Kennedy Wainaina, the police are investigating the murder of the late Sumeya Sadik Somali female aged 20 years who was taken from her house and later was brought dead by one of the respondents.

Abdi Mohammed siyat alias Jamal and Najma Ali Mohammed were arrested on 27th/11/2020 in Eastleigh town and escorted to DCI headquarters and placed in custody at Muthaiga police station.

“The respondent is being investigated for the offense of murder contrary to section 203 of the constitution, “added Wainaina.

He added that on October 10, 2020 at about 5.00 PM the deceased left her house in Eastleigh to join the respondents for a hangout but was later brought into a rented house in section three Eastleigh while appearing unconscious at around 7.00 pm.

It is said that the respondents took her to her house and left her unattended without taking her to the hospital neither informing the neighbors nor relatives to the deceased of what had happened.

The police said that the neighbors who saw the respondents carrying the deceased to the house rushed her to the hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

“The police were informed and upon visiting the scene, they found the deceased body lying on a hospital bed lifeless where she was rushed by the neighbors and the well-wishers at Medhill Hospital within Eastleigh,”added Wainaina.

The investigations was immediately commenced and it was established that both respondents were seen picking the deceased person on 10/10/2020 within Eastleigh in motor vehicle that was driven by the first respondent.

It is said that immediately after the incident, the two switched off their phones   after calling the deceased and thereafter switched on at lang’ata.

“During the arrest of the two several items were recovered from them including a Sim card and mobile phones, “the officer added.

They said that they want more time to find out the movements of the deceased during that day. They added that their mental status need to be established.

They also want to establish where the deceased ate pizza and a drink before she succumbed.

Court allowed their application and the matter will be mentioned on December 10, 2020.

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