Kitengela Mother In Trouble For Abandoning Baby on Christmas


A young mother has been arrested for allegedly abandoning her 2-month-old child at a friend’s place on Christmas Day.

The suspect identified as Elizabeth Alisa Nthemba, was arraigned in Kajiado court for the offence.

Elizabeth is alleged to have abandoned her child at her friend Rosalia Nzisa Katumbi’s house in Kitengela on Christmas Day – and left without a trace for days.

The suspect is said to have gone missing – prompting the friend to begin looking for her worried.

The friend would later inform the police prompting a wild search.

She was later arrested – and taken to Kajiado court to answer to the charges of treating a child with cruelty among other charges.

The woman will now remain in police custody until February 3, 2022 when the case will be mentioned.

Magistrate Edwin Mulochi directed that the suspect be detained – and a mental assessment conducted on her before the mention date.

Meanwhile, the child has been taken to Hekima children’s’ homes in kajiado.

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