• Trouble started last week when the middle-aged man approached the witch doctors who promised to deal with his case at a fee.
• Naivasha OCPD Samuel confirmed the case adding that the three would be charged in court with various charges including obtaining through false pretense.
There was drama in Karagita estate in Naivasha after three ‘witchdoctors’ were arrested for conning a casual laborer off Sh135,000.
The trio had convinced the mason that they could contain the movements of his wife whom he suspected of having an extra-marital affair.
During the arrest, police recovered paraphernalia including the woman’s underpants that had been locked in a water jerrican.
Trouble started last week when the middle-aged man approached the witchdoctors who promised to deal with his case at a fee.
An elder Evans Mwai said that the witch doctors demanded Sh135,000, the woman’s underpants, and her hair among other paraphernalia which would be used to make sure she stopped her behavior.
“Instead things became worse and the man on advice from his friends reported the matter to the police leading to the arrest of the suspects,” he said.
Naivasha OCPD Samuel confirmed the case adding that the three would be charged in court with various charges including obtaining through false pretense.
“The three had promised that they would make sure that the woman in question stopped straying but they failed to deliver,” he said.
Meanwhile, a postmortem conducted on the body of a 12-year-old boy who was found dead in Mai Mahiu Naivasha has indicated that he was smothered to death.
The postmortem further indicated that the class five pupil who had been missing for two days was sodomized by the killer before his lifeless body was dumped on a maize plantation.
This came as DCIO officers from Naivasha heightened their investigations into the case that has left residents in fear and anger.
On Sunday last week, the body of the minor from Karima primary school was found dumped on a farm after two days of search.
The minor who was living with his father went missing on Friday on his way from school before the body was found dumped on the farm.
According to the report by government pathologist Dr. Titus Ngulungu, the minor was sexually abused before he was suffocated to death.
The OCPD said that though no arrest had been made, investigating officers were following some crucial steps in the case.
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