Murder suspect arrested

A murder suspect who is alleged to have killed a 24 year old bar maid at Bumala Trading Centre last week has been arrested.

The suspect was arrested on Sunday evening and he was being held at Busia Police Station cells.

Speaking to the press on Monday morning, Butula Sub-county Deputy County Commissioner, Boseck Lagat said the suspect was arrested by police after getting a tipoff from members of the public.

Lagat disclosed that the suspect was also found in possession of a toy pistol, one bullet and one mobile phone believed to have been stolen.

A toy pistol, one bullet and one mobile phone believed to have been stolen was also found with him he said.

The body of the deceased was found dumped at a playground just a few metres from her place of work on Thursday last week.

Lang’at said the suspect would be arraigned in court as soon as investigation were completed.

Source: Kenya News Agency