Police arrest student, two others for abducting three-year-old baby
30 August 2016, 18:19
Nairobi - Three people among them a secondary school student have been arrested in connection with kidnapping of a three-year-old baby and demanding a KES.170,000 ransom.
The Form Four student, 17, at a secondary school in Maralal in Samburu County, a man and a woman were arrested in a house at Baraka Estate in the outskirts of Nanyuki town together with the child
They were arrested for kidnapping the boy last week in Maralal town and demanding KES.170,000 from the mother to release the kid.
According to the mother of the child, who is a teacher, the minor was left under the care of the student who is her cousin before he disappeared.
The suspects were locked up at Nanyuki town police station awaiting to be transferred to Marral for court trial.
Laikipia County Criminal Investigation Officer (CCIO), Isaac Musyoki said the trio will further be investigated to establish the real motive of the incident before they are arraigned at a court of law.
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