A mother who savagely tortured her son to death and then reported to the police that he had fallen off a sofa set to cover up her heinous crime is behind bars.
According to DCI detectives, Mercy Mlengeka Mwauli walked to Kitengela police station in Kajiado County at 7.30 pm yesterday and reported that her son had fallen from a couch and sustained head injuries.
”The boy, Sunny Dickens Anjichi, was rushed to the nearby Shalom Hospital, but unfortunately breathed his last as doctors and nurses made frantic efforts to save his life”. reads the DCI report
But the boy’s father couldn’t buy the narrative from the mother from hell, he requested the autopsy be done
”It wasn’t until an autopsy was conducted at the hospital’s mortuary this morning on the request of the boy’s father, that police uncovered the mother’s lies. They discovered that the boy had actually died of severe injuries inflicted on his body. Pathologists established that the minor had severe bruises on the lower limbs. There was also severe bleeding on the upper limbs, the back of arms, thighs, and the head”.added the DCI report
Dick Anjichi Ndubukhile, the boy’s father, and DCI detectives witnessed the post-mortem.
”Armed with the findings, our detectives visited Ngewa Apartment and questioned the mother and the caretaker. The investigators established that the child had been savagely attacked by the mother over an unknown issue” Reads parts of the detectives’ statement.
mercy was swiftly arrested and placed in custody awaiting her fate in court. she will face murder charges once investigations are completed.