Mother, daughter suspected for murder
12 March 2013, 18:54
A woman and her daughter are being held at Othaya police station suspected to have a hand in the murder of their father.
The man, Kairu Githuku, 55 who is a father of eight was found murdered and his body dumped at the road side.
The body was seen by early risers on Saturday at Muthare village Kagonye area with deep cuts on the head and neck.
It was suspected that they committed the heinous act using crude weapons and later dumped the body at the road side.
Area police boss Adiel Nyange said the gardener of the family’s home is also being held at the station as investigations have commenced.
He said they are interrogating the three suspects and soon will be arraigned in court to answer murder charges.
Neighbors said the daughter had arrived at the home just a few hours before the incident occurred.
Police recovered the crude weapons alleged to have been used in the offence at the house of the deceased.
The police boss said motive of the torment is not yet known.
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