In Summary
  • The Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti said the suspects were arrested over Ms Mwatha’s alleged botched abortion and disposal of her body at a city morgue.

Detectives have arrested six people in connection to the death of human rights activist Caroline Mwatha.

The Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti, in a statement issued Tuesday evening, said the suspects were arrested over Ms Mwatha’s alleged botched abortion and disposal of her body at a city morgue.

SUSPECTS

The six individuals arrested include Betty Akinyi Nyanya alias Betty Ramoya, Richard Ramoya Abudo (Betty’s son), Georgia Achieng Tabitha and Michael Onchiri alias Dr Mike.

Others are Alexander Gitau Gikonya (boyfriend) and Stephen Maina (an Uber driver), according to the DCI.

“The said woman was lastly seen on February 6 by her relatives. DCI officers launched investigations and it was established that Caroline was in constant communication with one Alexander Gitau Gikonyo who is known to be working in Isiolo County,” read in part the statement.

Mr Kinoti said there was communication relating to an intended abortion of a five-month old pregnancy between Caroline and Alexander.

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