Police have exhumed a body of an elderly woman from a used pit latrine Wednesday evening in Nyamariba village, Rioma, Kisii County.
Jesicah Moraa is suspected to have been brutally killed by her husband George Morara Oroba shortly after returning her from her matrimonial home using Rioma Police officers.
According to villagers, the renowned thug who is in bed with the local administration buried the wife leaving behind the second wife who they have been staying together in the same house.
It’s alleged that the suspect has been using the Police to terrorize and intimidate his mother in-law after she failed to produce her daughter when she escaped before the brutal Murder.
Relatives further allege that the suspect at one point Killed his nephew and hanged him using a rope claiming the 8 year old committed suicide.
Kisii County Police Commander Martin Kibet told the Media that the suspect was arrested Tuesday night and transferred to Oyugis for safety where he admitted of killing and burying the wife.
A relative to the suspect who requested anonymity said, Police have been reluctant to locate the body since last night until when things started getting hot pushing them to hurry to the scene.
The man was suspected after the old latrine they have been using was found covered with fresh soil and the wife missing.
Micah Onyiego a step brother to the suspect told the media that the brother is a long term criminal who has a bad name in the village.
“He is a thug. He brutally beat up his wife last week to a level she could not walk. Later she killed and buried her in a pit latrine he has been using. He covered it with stones and mounds of soil. H went ahead to dig a new latrine which they are using now,” Said Onyiego.
Residents have asked interior cabinet secretary Dr Fred Matang’i to transfer all Police officers from Rioma Police station who for a long time have been eating with criminals and defending them.
The suspect and his second wife are in Police custody awaiting charges.