Five students have been arrested in connection to the murder of a nine year old kid. The event took place in Kakamega County. This is after the nine year old boy’s mother made a report to the police after receiving a ransom call. The nine year old boy had been kidnapped on Sunday morning as he was going for his Islamic classes.

An operation for the suspects of the kidnapping was started that later uncovered horrific stories. The boy’s body was recovered in a ditch in Shitungu Area in Kakamega country. Five boys aged 16, 17 and 18 years were arrested in connection to the killing.

A high crime rate has been reported in the area . More and more youth are getting into different kinds of crimes. The reason for why the boys had engaged themselves in such crimes is yet to be uncovered.

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Investigations are currently ongoing. The boys are being held by the police in close connection to the murder until investigations are complete