A family is seeking answers after a 17-year-old girl was found dead. The body of Cynthia Makokha was found floating in River Lusumu. Cynthia was a Form Four student at Kibera Secondary School in Nairobi
Police have arrested a boda boda rider in whose house the student’s bag and mobile phone were recovered.
The girl, who was preparing to sit her Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education exam, set off on October 4 to see her parents in Emanyasa village in Mumias East constituency.
picture courtesy. The 17-year old Cynthia Makokha who died under mysterious circumstances and body found dumped in Lusumu river in Shianda, Kakamega
A villager claimed that it was not the first time the suspect had been accused of abduction. The victims, he said, are always trafficked to a neighbouring country.
On Sunday, a relative called the family, saying a body had been spotted floating in River Lusumu and it turned out to be Cynthia’s.
A post-mortem showed that the pupil had been defiled then strangled.
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