Shock in Eldoret after mutilated body of 1-year-old discovered along River Sosiani

By , K24 Digital
On Sat, 3 Jul, 2021 18:20 | < 1 min read
Police probe murder of truck d river killed along Thika road.
Police probe murder of truck d river killed along Thika road. PHOTO/Internet

Eldoret residents woke up to a bizarre incident on Saturday, July 3 when the body of a badly mutilated one year old was discovered along river Sosiani.

The angry residents complained of increased cases of young and unborn children thrown in thickets in a number of estates across the town. .

Juma Akumu, a resident of Eldoret town said the Saturday morning incident was not the first in the area.

According to Akumu cases dead children abandoned in the area and along River Sosiani which meanders through Eldoret town have been on the rise.

"We are saddened by the increasing cases of young children being killed mercilessly, we call upon young mothers and residents  a like to take care of the young angels and if one is  not  capable please take them to a children home, ”Akumu said.

Confirming the incident, Turbo sub county police commander Edward Masibo assured Mangula residents of carrying out investigations into the heinous act.

Masibo urged members of the public to desist committing such ungodly acts.

 “We are  investigating  the  matter, however  we  urge members  of the  public  to  provide  information that  will help into the  investigations , we also  encourage  members of  the public and more  so our  women  not  to engage  in such cowardly  and illegal  acts  of  taking  the  lives of  innocent  children,” Masibo said.

The body of the unidentified baby was moved to the Moi teaching and referral hospital mortuary.