Six teenage boys have been arrested in connection with the abduction and murder of a nine year old boy in Kakamega County.
The boys aged 18 and below reportedly demanded a ransom of Ksh. 50,000 from the boy’s mother for his release.
Kakamega Police Commander Wilkister Vera said that the kidnappers had abducted the boy when he was on his way to attend a Madrassa Class at a nearby Mosque in the morning.
The boy’s body was discovered at a ditch with a deep cut in the neck.
The body has been moved to Kakamega Hospital Mortuary.