Shock and grief engulfed Kavindo village of Turi Division of Molo Sub-county during the burial ceremony of a 5 year old girl who was defiled, murdered and her body dumped in a pit latrine in the area.
The body of Florence Nyambusi was found in a pit latrine on Saturday of last week after she went missing the previous day on Friday The deceased’s mother Mrs Grace Kemunto narrated how she prepared her daughter who attends AIC Mukorombosi nursery school to attend school on Friday morning.
She said that her daughter did not return in the afternoon prompting them to start searching for her ‘Her brother whom they school together came alone carrying the deceased’s school bag.
My daughter did not reach at school and efforts to find her did not bear any fruit. It is only the next day that we found her body defiled, strangled and dumped in a pit latrine, ‘ she concluded.
One of the residents Maureen Chebet said the high levels of insecurity in Turi are behind the death of the minor.
She said that the girl child faces a myriad of challenges such as defilement hence should be taken care of at all times. She appealed to the security agencies to investigate the matter that will lead to the arrest of the perpetrators because residents are living in fear that such incidences might reoccur. Rosylnn Moraa said the residents have been saddened by the death of the minor