Detectives arrest woman suspected of beating son to death
- The woman filed a report at the Kitengela Police Station, claiming her son fell off a couch.
- An autopsy at Shalom Hospital reveals he had injuries on his head, lower limbs.
She claimed her son had fallen off the sofa and sustained head injuries.
"The boy, Sunny Dickens Anjichi, was rushed to the nearby Shalom Hospital, but unfortunately breathed his last as doctors and nurses made frantic efforts to save his life," DCI says.
Woman's lies uncovered
Dick Anjichi Ndubukhile, the boy's father requested for an immediate autopsy which uncovered Mwauli's lies. DCI sleuths were present during the postmortem.
"They discovered that the boy had actually died of severe injuries inflicted on his body. Pathologists established that the minor had severe bruises on the lower limbs. There was also severe bleeding on the upper limbs, the arms, thighs and the head," the investigative agency adds.
Detectives visited their house at Ngewa Apartments, where they interrogated the mother and caretaker. "It was established that the child had been savagely attacked by the mother over an unknown issue," DCI says.
Mwauli was arrested and is in custody awaiting arraignment. She will answer to murder-related charges once investigations are completed.
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