A man has been apprehended for allegedly luring ,killing and throwing the body of his ex-lover in a maize plantation in Solai ,Nakuru county.
The 35 years aged lady, identified as Martha was a businesswoman.
Martha had been accompanied out of her home by the man and hours after their departure, her body was found at 11pm.
The police officers were also part of the search teams.
Sources reveal that the suspect enticed Muthoni by promising to assist her get farm inputs.
The duo then took off,travelled 30km from Bahati where she stayed to the crime scene in Solai,Rongai sub county.
Before the incident ,The deceased was living in a rented house with another man.
The residents divulged that beginning of this year marked the end of their love with the suspect after which she relocated to Njoro ,60 km away.
If the details on the lady’s phone are anything to go by,she was called by the suspect ,met at her home then left for the farm.
According to Rongai sub county Police Commander Richard Rotich,the two left the home together but later returned alone and informed Muthoni’s son of his mother’s demise.
The son informed Bahati police but was reffered to Rongai.
The man was then arrested by residents at Maili Saba ,attempting to flee to Njoro then handed to the police.
Rotich said that he is currently held at Bahati police station awaiting investigation reports.
The search of the body by the residents lasted more than 6hours.
Bahati ward member of county assembly said that her body was found lying naked in her farm in Kamukunji area in Solai on the night of Friday,her phone wrapped in clothes.
She had a stab wound which the police suspects might have led to her eventual death.
“We visited the scene and found the body of the victim with a stab wound in the neck. The body was moved to Nakuru County Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem. The suspect will be arraigned in court on Monday,” Rotich said.
Elsewhere in Kuresoi North,a woman lost three fingers ,daughter and son seriously injured after an attack by a mentally ill father.
After getting out of her bed at around 6am, the lady found the man holding a knife ,ready to stab her.
She quickly got off the bed ,attempted to run outside but unfortunately fell where the husband got hold of her.
The two struggled as the man stubbed her on the knee.
“He stabbed her on the knee. During the struggle, she lost three fingers,” said Kuresoi North sub-County Police Commander Henry Nyarangi.
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