The Police found the late nine-year-old Paul Mwanzia’s body in a thicket having some of the parts missing.
The officers from Tosha Village in Gatuanyaga Location of Thika, in the county of Kiambu have began investigating the mysterious death of the nine-year-old boy.
Mwanzia’s mutilated body was found being dumped in a thicket which is inside a neighbour’s farm with some of the parts not found.
The father of the deceased Mr Philip Kyalo, said that his son had been sent to boost his parents’ mobile phones with charge at the grandfather’s house only to realize that they were waiting for him in vain.
As it was getting late, Mwanza’s mother made a decision to follow him to the shopping centre but could not trace where he was.
The police spoke person Muthee Nyaga of Thika Sub-County confirmed the incident by saying that the deceased’s relatives had reported him as a missing person on Saturday, the 12th of April.
The nine-year-old boy, who was a pupil in class three pupil at Gatuanyaga primary school, may have been kidnapped by unknown people while on his way back home from his grandfather’s house where he had taken the phones to be charged.
The body of the young boy which was already decomposing was found by a resident who lives in the area who informed the parents and who later on alerted the police.
According to the statement given by the police, the time the Paul Mwanzia, the missing boy’s body was found, it had serious wounds on the face, while his hands and legs were missing.
It is not clear why they had to do that to the innocent boy, who had to be tortured in that painful and weird manner.
In many such kind of cases, when a child body parts are removed, they are usually used for cults and sacrifices.
Investigation is still on going and the culprits, will be brought to book.
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