Mother arraigned in court for selling her 8-month old-baby

People leaving Nyali police station .The suspects have been detained at Nyali police station PHOTO: FILE

Mombasa,KENYA: A mother  Joyce Wairimu, 38, who is accused of selling her 8- month- old baby  for sh 80,000 has been arraigned in Shanzu court.

Two other suspects Susan Nyambura, 50 and Margaret Wairimu, 35  were also arraigned alongside Ms Wairimu.

The 8 month old Conslata Wambui went missing on Thursday 8 November in Mshomoroni area of Kisauni Sub-county before she was found in Molo.

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Shanzu senior principal Magistrate Diana Mochache directed the three accused be detained for 5 days for police to complete their investigations.

The court also directed the mother be subjected to psychiatric evaluation.

The three accused women will also be held separately.

Mombasa county Police commander Johnston Ipara, said Police deployed the use of technology to trace where the child was.