Girl, 13, found dead in Kisumu in suspected ritual killing

Residents at the scene where the body of a 13-year-old girl was on April 4, 2020 found dumped in Nyahera, Urudi village in Kisumu County. PHOTO | VICTOR RABALLA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Angry residents initially resisted an earlier attempt by the police to carry away the mutilated body.
  • The girl had taken water to her mother who was tilling her land a few meters from their home.
  • olice officers who arrived at the scene were forced to get backup to repulse the villagers who thronged the scene.
  • Kisumu Police Commander Ranson Rolmodooni assured the residents that his officers will get to the bottom of the matter.

There was chaos on Saturday morning in Nyahera, Kisumu County after police lobbed tear gas canisters as they sought to carry away the body of a 13-year-old girl who was found brutally murdered in a suspected ritual killing.

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