Police arrested a father and his daughter on Tuesday over the murder of a businessman in Nanyuki, Laikipia County.

Via Twitter, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said Charles Macharia and his daughter Jane Wanjiku were found with the victim's car and electronics at their home in Gatanga.


"Detectives acted swiftly on receiving information about the stolen car and laid an ambush. After a short while, it was spotted being driven to a petrol station in Kirwara, Gatanga. The driver, Charles Macharia, was arrested," the DCI said.

"The vehicle and all items stolen from the deceased were recovered."

Police said Ms Wanjiku works as a waitress at a hotel in Nanyuki.

Murder suspect Jane Wanjiku

Jane Wanjiku, who was arrested on December 4, 2018 alongside her father Charles Macharia, over the murder of a man in Nanyuki, Laikipia County. PHOTO | COURTESY

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