Nakuru woman, 26, dies after being gang-raped, brutalised with glass bottle

By Elijah Cherutich On Mon, 21 Sep, 2020 15:10 | < 1 min read
Olenguruone Hospital
Olenguruone Sub-County Hospital. PHOTO | COURTESY

Police in Nakuru County have launched a manhunt for a group of youths after a 26-year-old woman they gang-raped and brutalised died.

The unknown number of the youths are alleged to have also inserted a glass bottle and sticks in the woman’s private parts after raping her.

Further, they also slashed her with a machete during the Saturday, September 19, incident.

Senior Assistant Chief Emitik Sub-Location, Richard Langat, said that the woman was picked immediately by Good Samaritans and taken to Olenguruone Sub-County Hospital for treatment.

He said that the woman succumbed to the injuries on Sunday, September 20, while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

Kuresoi South OCPD Henry Nyaranga said that two suspects have already been arrested as detectives continue to comb the area for their accomplices.

“I have dispatched DCI (Directorate of Criminal Investigations) officers to undertake thorough investigations and appropriate action taken,” he said.

Nyaranga said that the incident is unfortunate and those liable will face the wrath of the law.

Langat, on the other hand, said that the youths could be under the influence of drugs and vowed to work closely with the security officers to root out the menace.

The woman’s body has been moved to the hospital’s morgue.

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