Shock engulfed a village after the lifeless body of a five year old was found badly defiled and mutilated.
The girl had earlier on been reported missing by her family and villagers suspect that the heinous incident was committed by relatives.
According to a neighbor, the girl who was a pre-unit pupil at a school in Kambaa village, Githunguri was picked up by her aunt at about 6.30 p.m. on the day she went missing.
A search for the girl ensued the following morning but all efforts were futile. After days of search and misery for the family. The girl’s grandmother alerted residents to search for the girl at the location where her lifeless body was found.
The discovery of the body has triggered protests from the villagers and this resulted to the aunt and grandmother being put behind bars.
However the grandmother was later released under unclear circumstances. Githunguri OCPD Wilkester Vera confirmed the incident and said that investigations on the murder are underway.