Two suspects in murder of Kitengela minor detained for 10 more days


he suspects were arraigned in court on Thursday in connection to the murder at Kajiado law courts where investigators made an application to grant them more time for further investigations.

Livingstone Makacha Otengo aged 27 years and Francis Mbuthia Mikuhu aged 42 years appeared before Resident Magistrate Edwin Mulochi who granted investigators 10 days window for further investigations.

Makacha a Kitengela based bodaboda rider was arrested on Wednesday afternoon at Orata area of Kitengela while in possession of a mobile phone that was used to solicit for ransom while Mbuthia was arrested at around 9pm at Kiserian.

Mbuthia was identified as the person who used his identity card to register the Airtel mobile line  that was to be used to wire the ransom.

Shantel Nzembi went missing on 29th May around 3pm before an anonymous female  caller made calls to her mother Christine Ngina demanding for a Ksh 300,000 ransom

The girl was found murdered barely a day and her body stashed in a gunny bag dumped at Orata area of Kitengela.

The suspects are being held at Kitengela police station.