Sunday, October 24, 2021

Serial killer Masten Wanjala escapes jail ahead of hearing


Serial killer Masten Milimo Wanjala has escaped from Jogoo Road police Station under unclear circumstances.

According to, Wanjala was no show on Wednesday during a court hearing session at Makadara Law Courts.

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The suspect is facing 13 murder charges following the deaths of 15 children in three counties namely Nairobi, Machakos and Kajiado.

Following his arrest, Wanjala confessed killing 12-year-old Purity Maweu at the age of 16. The deceased was dragged from Machakos and her body was not only struggled but also blood sucked from her.

He blamed evil spirits for the crimes after committing his first crime in Bungoma before moving to Nairobi where he committed several other crimes.

Speaking after the news was his father who pilled the blame on his mother confirming that Wanjala’s mother abandoned him when she was pregnant. She later brought him back but run away as he attempted to shape his future.

Back in Nairobi, Wanjala was under the care of unknown people as an orphan and was popular among residents due to his football skills. He however took advantage of his contact with children to kidnap and kill many of them.

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