A Kenyan home assist who allegedly stabbed her former employer’s two kids with a machete after she was sacked might be charged with tried homicide.
Gladys Naliaka Nalianya, 22, who appeared earlier than Makadara legislation courts chief Justice of the Peace Emily Ominde on Monday, March 15, was arrested by the Directorate of Legal Investigations (DCI) detectives whereas making an attempt to flee after allegedly attacking the youngsters of her former employer, Karen Gacheru in Donholm, Nairobi.
The suspect who handled detectives to a cat and mouse recreation for the higher a part of Friday night time was arrested in Eldoret Uasin Gishu County, on Saturday afternoon, March 13, after she booked herself on a Busia-bound bus.
The suspect in courtroom on Monday
Detectives consider that she was making an attempt to flee the nation by means of Busia, the place she meant to dwell along with her household in a neighboring nation.
Mrs Ominde ordered that Naliaka be detained for 5 days to allow detectives from the Directorate of Legal Investigation unit (DCI) to finish their investigation.
“The request by the investigating officer, Corporal Josephine Nduku, to have the suspect detained for 5 days for completion of investigations is allowed,” Ms Ominde dominated.
The Justice of the Peace additionally directed that the suspect to be produced in courtroom on March 22 for formal charging with tried homicide.
Whereas making use of for her detention, Cpl Nduku stated the suspect is a flight threat and shouldn’t be granted bond at this stage when the “state of the 2 victims she allegedly vented her anger on after being sacked is but to be recognized.”
In her software filed a certificates of urgency, Cpl Nduku stated police are monitoring the situation of the 2 victims earlier than they will choose the right cost.
“I’m investigating an offence of tried homicide opposite to Part 220 (a) of the Legal Process Code,” Cpl Nduku informed the courtroom.
Nduku stated that the assistance had labored for Ms Gacheru for 2 years earlier than she was fired however on March 11 she sneaked again into the home at Greenfields property in Donholm and stabbed her two kids.
She was armed with a machete and a knife and in match of anger descended on the youngsters, who have been within the sitting room, leaving them with deep cuts on their heads and necks.
“Upon termination of her providers, the suspect left swearing that the household will undergo untold struggling within the close to future,” Cpl Nduku knowledgeable the courtroom.
The 2 minors have been admitted to hospital after the assault and are nonetheless recuperating.
The courtroom additionally learnt that police are but to document statements from witnesses and in addition wish to hint the homicide weapons for processing on the authorities laboratory.
“I urge this courtroom to detain the suspects for 5 days on the Buruburu police station to allow P3 Types to be stuffed by the federal government physician and in addition to watch how the victims are faring on,” the officer added.
The Justice of the Peace ordered the suspect be produced in courtroom on March 22 for additional course.