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Body of slain JKUAT student Nduta found, some parts missing

Nduta's friends took to social media to push for justice. The late's brother has been apprehended by police to assist in investigations.


Police officers attached to the Juja Police Station found parts of her body, including her limbs and intestines, stuffed in a bucket and hidden in the ceiling of a house in Kahawa Sukari Estate in Kiambu County.

A local TV channel has reported that other parts of her body were found badly mutilated and thrown at a coffee plantation in Kalimoni area in Juja, Kiambu County.

Nduta’s eyes had been gouged out, nearly her whole body and face was skinned and her tongue had been cut out in a ritual-like killing.


Alongside her body parts, were her laptop and the knife that is suspected to have been used in her murder.

The Juja Police post officers have already arrested Nduta’s brother, 24, a university graduate who is suspected to be in connection with the murder. Police are yet to comment on whether it is his brother and maintains that the investigations are underway. The brother, police say, would be instrumental in the investigations that have been mounted.

Grace Nduta Mwaura, a Fourth Year student JKUAT, was last seen on Wednesday, January 25, at 12 noon at her parents’ house in Kahawa Sukari.

Her disappearance was reported at Githurai Kimbo Police Station on January 29.

The brother, a prime suspect in Nduta’s  murder case, reportedly fled their parents’ home when police visited the family to seek information that could help trace her whereabouts.


The slain Nduta’s parents declined to talk to the media, lout oif the overwhelming grief. Already the police have mounted an investigation into the matter. Investigations continue into the murder of Nduta.


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