The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives have rescued two minors abducted by their house help in Buruburu, Nairobi on Saturday, December 5.
In a statement on Sunday morning, December 6, the detectives based at the Busia border intercepted the suspect with the children aboard a bus headed to Kampala, Uganda.
According to DCI, the twominors aged eight and four years had been left under the custody of their house girl – 32-year-old Scovia Namataka.
“Two minors who were stolen at Nairobi on December 5 have been rescued and one suspect arrested at Busia border by DCI detectives.”
“The children aged eight and four years had been left under the custody of their house girl and now suspect; 32-year-old Scovia Namataka.”
“Coordinated efforts between Buruburu’s detectives and their counterparts at Busia border led to the interception of the suspect with the minors in a bus which was headed to Kampala, Uganda,” DCI said in a statement.
The suspect reportedly abducted the children while their parents had travelled to Meru to attend a kin’s burial.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that the offence was committed while the children’s parents had travelled to Meru to attend a kin’s burial,” added the statement.
The suspect is in police custody awaiting their day in court.