Kirinyaga West OCPD, Mohammed Huka, who confirmed the incident said police arrested the suspect Wednesday, November 16th, after receiving a tip off from villagers that the woman had killed her son.
"Officers apprehended the woman when she was taking the boy’s body to Karatina District Hospital mortuary. After interrogations, she confessed to being a devil worshipper and that her cult leader had asked her to sacrifice her son. This is the first incident of such nature in Kirinyaga County since I was posted here, said Mr Huka.The suspect will remain in police custody for 14 days while investigation into the matter continues, after which she will be arraigned in Baricho Law Court.
Source: eDaily Kenya