Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in Ruiru arrested three suspects on allegations of rape, defilement and murder.
The suspects are said to have broken into a residential home in Membley area on 16th October 2020, where a 12-year-old girl and a house help were raped. The trio allegedly proceeded to strangle the househelp.
DCI sleuths on Monday arrested the key suspect – 36-year-old Levy Abubakara – who was caught on CCTV together with others breaking into the house.
“Levy was arrested following an incident where he was captured on CCTV footage together with others, entering a house and subsequently defiling a 12-year- old child and raping the house girl.
“Further, they tied both their legs & hands with sisal strings before murdering the house girl by stuffing her mouth with socks and strangling her using a cloth,” police said in a statement on Monday.
Levy was arrested alongside his suspected accomplices; 43-year-old Zablon Kariuki Maungu and a 40-year-old David Abungana.
They are set to be arraigned today, Wednesday, 21, 2020.