Suspect Behind Shauri Moyo Child Theft Arrested, Admits Murder
July. 14, 2021
Police have arrested a suspect behind the disappearance of two children in Shauri Moyo, Nairobi who also admitted to having killed them in cold blood.
“Detectives have arrested the kidnapper behind the disappearance of two children in Shauri Moyo, Nairobi. 20-year-old Masten Milimu Wanjala, in a shocking revelation, admitted to having kidnapped the children and executed them in cold blood.” Said DCI
The 20-year-old also confirmed to the police that he killed both Charles Opindo Bala, 13, and Junior Mutuku Musyoki, 12, who had gone missing on June 30th and July 7th respectively.
A total of 10 children are reported to have been killed by the suspect who later dumped their bodies in Kabete even after demanding Ksh 50,000 and 30,000 ransom from their parents.
“The bloodthirsty murderer revealed to detectives that he executed the harmless children, Charles Opindo Bala, 13, and Junior Mutuku Musyoki, 12, who disappeared on June 30 and July 7, 2021, respectively.
Wanjala, who is believed to have murdered over 10 minors, led detectives to the spot where he committed the beastly act and disposed of the bodies in Kabete. He had earlier contacted Musyoki’s mother Felista Wayua, demanding a ransom of Sh50,000 in exchange for her son’s freedom.
Opindo’s father Tony Opindo, whose son never returned home from Sagaret Primary School in Majengo, was asked to send Sh30,000 to buy his son’s freedom. Detectives are currently interrogating the criminal, to establish the whereabouts of the other children he is believed to have kidnapped and executed. More details shall be provided as investigations ensue.” Said DCI