Police in Buruburu, Nairobi County, have launched a manhunt for a house help after she stole her employer's child and fled with her.
According to a police report seen by K24 Digital, the house help identified as Susan Aoko picked up the minor after she was dropped off by the school bus on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at their residence at around 4 pm.
The mother reported that after coming back from work, she found both the house help and the kid missing together with the household items.
House help phone signal
Efforts to reach her were fruitless and the last signals from her phone indicated that she was in Kirwara area near Gatanga.
"Doreen Mbatia reported that her kid Jabari Mbatia who attends school at Tassel Kindergarten was dropped at their residence at around 4 pm but when she got home at around 6 pm, she found the home empty with the kid and the house help not around.
"They tried reaching her (house girl) but her phone was off with signals indicating she was last in Gatanga area," the police report read in part.
Efforts by the police to arrest the suspect are underway.
In another case at Mungaho village in Londiani, police have launched a manhunt for a 20-year-old man who defiled a 16-year-old girl in May 2021 and impregnated her.
In a police report seen by K24 Digital, the minor got a baby girl who is now six months old.