A 34-year-old lady has been detained by police in Kajiado on suspicion of killing her newborn child and leaving the body inside her home for more than three months.
The woman’s 14-year-old daughter reported the incident to the police and booked it under OB No. 27/28/10/2022, claiming that their Majengo slums home had become uninhabitable owing to an intolerable suffocating odour.
Police officials searched the home and discovered the infant’s remains in a plastic water bucket under the bed.
As police commence their investigations after the strange incident, Kajiado Central Sub county police Commander Daudi Loronyokwe confirmed the incident and said the woman will be charged in court on Monday.
When parents are unable to handle their children’s problems on their alone, Loronyokwe advised them to get help rather than performing such horrific deeds.
She gave birth on July 16, 2022, at a town hospital, it has so far been established.
Detectives will also try to determine the woman’s mental state.