- Subukia police boss Jacinta Mwarania on Wednesday said a team of detectives have launched investigations.
- Her eyes were gorged out, with the flesh on the scalp and face removed.
- The incident sent shock waves across the region and left residents dumbfounded.
Police in Subukia have launched a manhunt for suspects who brutally murdered a five-year-old girl after defiling her.
Subukia police boss Jacinta Mwarania on Wednesday said a team of detectives have launched investigations in a bid to arrest the culprits.
The mutilated body was found dumped in a thicket near the Nakuru-Subukia road on Monday afternoon.
“Police have launched investigations into the incident and will soon get hold of the suspects who are still at large,” said Ms Mwarania.
The incident sent shock waves across the region and left residents dumbfounded.
The minor’s mother, Ms Ann Mwende, who works at a local pub, said she last saw her daughter on Saturday, a day after she went missing when she visited her at her grandmother’s house where she was staying.
The emotional Ms Mwende wept uncontrollably as she narrated how she bought shoes for her daughter and took her to a salon before she went back to work.