Detectives attached to Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested a mother who savagely tortured her son to death in Kitengela, Kajiado County.
Mercy Mlengeka Mwauli is reported to have savagely attacked his son, Sunny Dickens Anjichi, over an unknown issue.
According to detectives, Mercy walked to Kitengela police station at 7.30pm on Wednesday and reported that her son had fallen from a couch and sustained head injuries to cover up her heinous crime
“The boy was rushed to the nearby Shalom Hospital, but unfortunately breathed his last as doctors and nurses made frantic efforts to save his life. It wasn’t until an autopsy was conducted at the hospital’s mortuary this morning (Thursday) on the request of the boy’s father, Dick Anjichi Ndubukhile, that police uncovered the mother’s lies. They discovered that the boy had actually died of severe injuries inflicted on his body,” stated detectives.
Pathologists established that the minor had severe bruises on the lower limbs and there was also severe bleeding on the upper limbs, the back of arms, thighs and the head.
After the findings, detectives visited Ngewa Apartment, where they lived, and questioned the mother and the caretaker and established that the child had been savagely attacked by the mother.
The mother will face murder charges once investigations are completed.