A Kenyan woman is alleged to have murdered her 3-year-old son and dumped the body in a quarry because her new boyfriend didn’t want a child.

A Facebook user identified as Ayoki disclosed this on the platform on Sunday, May 7, 2023.

According to Ayoki, the incident happened in Obunga, Kisumu County, and the woman has been arrested and taken into custody.

“A lady in her twenties from Obunga strangled to death her three-year-old son and dumped the body in Kanyakwar Quarry. Locals who saw her raised an alarm when she tried to escape.

She was arrested by the area chief and booked into the Obunga police station. It is said that the lady was frustrated with life and was about to move in with a new boyfriend who didn’t want a child. She then thought it wise to take her child’s life,” he wrote on Facebook.

See his post below,

In other news, the police in the Federal Capital Territory have detained a 16-year-old boy identified as Emmanuel John after being accused of killing his father, Monday John, by beating him.

According to police sources, on May 2 at around 10 p.m., Monday and his wife, Mercy John, got into a disagreement at their house and Emmanuel struck his father with a pestle.

It was said that the couple had a heated dispute that became physical and Emmanuel attacked his father while siding with his mother.

He grabbed up the pestle and used it on his father during their argument. After collapsing, the father was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

According to a police source, on May 3, one Yusuf Ayuba submitted a case of culpable homicide to the Karshi Police Station.

He claimed that after the completion of the police inquiry, Emmanuel would be taken into custody by the police and charged in a juvenile court.

The FCT Commissioner of Police, Haruna Garba, spoke on the event during a news conference on Friday. He claimed the suspect smacked his father’s head hard.

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