A 38 year old man from Githurai Kimbo, Nairobi has confessed to torturing and brutally killing his girlfriend before dumping her body next to his abandoned car.
Evans Karani was arrested by detectives from DCI Juja after Catherine Nyokabi Gitonga’s severely mutilated body was as found lying next to the car at Witethie -Tola estate , Bob Harris Ndarugo road near the Railway line behind Mangu High School.
The lady left her Kasarani house in a hurry to meet her boyfriend on Monday with a promise to send money for dinner that evening to her six year old daughter and the house help but never returned.
Her family and friends were in agony as they tried to identify her body at the City Mortuary whose parts were missing, eyes gorged out and hair practically pulled off her head in what clearly indicated was torture.
Richard Mwaura a DCI officer said that the man was tracked after his car was found stuck in the mud at the scene of crime next to the body.
The suspect has since confessed to torturing the mother of one citing a love affair that had gone wrong, killing her and was n his way to dump the body at Witethie Tola but the gods were wide awake because his car got stuck in mud, prompting him to abandon it before fleeing.
He was arrested in his rented house Githurai Kimbo and is being held at Juja Police station awaiting murder charges while investigations continue.
The suspect is married and the deceased was his other woman