Recent cases of missing children have caused great concern among parents in Nairobi.
Every other day, it seems, another picture is posted of a young son, daughter, cousin, or sibling who has disappeared.
More disturbing, however, is that the perpetrators of these abductions, torture, and murders have also increasingly been targeting defenseless children.
Currently, the Police officers based in Lang'ata police post have arrested a man in touch to disappearance of two girls in Lang'ata.
The two disappearances were two weeks apart, but many more children have vanished, leaving families in anguish. At least 61 children were reported missing between March and May 2021.
According to media reports, the two girls were kidnapped in Lang'ata area, Nairobi County.
The abductor demanded Sh300,000 in ransom. The family contacted police, only for the girls to be found in one of the rental room with the man believed to be the main suspect.
During the arrest, the suspect tried to ran to hideout but police officers ran faster and apprehend him.
While confirming the incident, Nairobi police commander said the suspect has been arrested and taken into police custody, where he awaits to be arraigned in court once the investigation is completed.
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