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Kinoo manhood-chopping kidnappers arrested

Police have arrested two suspects linked to the abduction of a Mr Paul Kyande at Kinoo in Kikuyu area last month.

Police say Jane Wanjiku and Joshua Ngugi kidnapped Mr Kyande at Kinoo on August 28 this year and poured acid on his face before chopping off his genitals under an unclear circumstance.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, Ms Wanjiku, alias Margaret Njoki, was apprehended in Kwale County on Friday while his suspected accomplice Mr Joshua Ngugi was nabbed in Nairobi.

Ms Wanjiku was arrested while attending a job interview at Tandoori Resort in Diani, Kwale County.

The duo being held in police cells will be arraigned in Nairobi on Monday.

A third suspect is still at large over the gruesome attack.

The said victim, who is in a critical condition, is being treated at Kenyatta National Hospital.

According to police, the man was reportedly drugged at a bar and attacked at the woman’s house.