DCI arrest two suspects behind rape cases in Uasin Gishu

DCI detectives in Kapseret, Uasin Gishu County have arrested two suspects behind the spate of robberies, defilement and rape cases in the County.

Kelvin Kipkemboi, 20, and Enock Kirwa, 20 were arrested in an early morning raid conducted by the Uasin Gishu based detectives.

The two who were positively identified by their victims had raped a student based at the Eldoret National Polytechnic on March 26 this year.

“They gained entry into a room where the student slept with her boyfriend in Langas area, after ransacking the room, the two armed with a machete and a rungu commandeered the woman to carry the items to a waiting Toyota probox, before raping her,” said the DCI.

The two are also accused of defiling a 16-year-old girl a week before.

“The duo had after breaking into the minor’s family home, dragged her outside and defiled her in turns,” said DCI.

A third suspect who is the recipient of the stolen electronic goods identified as Julius Kyalo, was also arrested in the well coordinated swoop.

The suspects are currently in custody at Eldoret’s Central Police station, being processed for arraignment.

Meanwhile, crime scene experts based at the DCI National Forensic Laboratory will be obtaining DNA samples from the suspects for examination and analysis.

Already, digital forensic analysts have placed the two main suspects at the scenes of each crime and the investigating officer is preparing a comprehensive case file, for presentation in court.


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