A Grade Six girl who was reported missing on January 4 by her parents was found murdered and her eyes gouged away.
According to a witness, the girl’s The girl’s right leg was also chopped and her head skinned off.
Locals have called on security agents in the area to move with speed to establish the motive of the killing and apprehend the suspect (s).
“We want the police to expedite the investigation and unearth the mystery surrounding the death of this innocent girl,” said resident identified as James Mekoki.
The Kajiado South Police commander Shadrack Ruto said that preliminary investigation shows that the girl was also defiled.
“Her private parts were severely damaged. We are yet to establish the motive of killing but we also suspect witchcraft sacrifice,” said Ruto.
There have also been suggestions that the girl could have been abducted and tortured elsewhere before her body was dumped in the maize plantation.
The body was taken to Loitokitok sub-county hospital motuary awaiting post-mortem.