A man’s chilling confession to killing at least 10 children has topped Kenyan newspaper headlines.
Masten Milimo Wanjala, 20, was arrested on Wednesday after investigations into the recent killings of two children.
The children’s bodies were found dumped in Kabete area near the capital Nairobi.
Wanjala confessed to killing the two children and nine others aged between 12 and 13 and detailed his crime scenes to investigators.
Police are following leads to recover the bodies of the other children.
The killing of one of the children named in the confession sparked protests in Kamukuywa area in western Kenya. Residents torched the house of a person they suspected had killed the boy.
The suspect will now be charged for all the murders.
Here are some of the newspaper headlines on the child killings:
— Nation Africa (@NationAfrica) July 15, 2021
Today in the Standard Newspaper
•Shock as detectives pursue murderous gangs targeting children.
•Uhuru & Ruto’s candidates face off in the Kiambaa by election. #KiambaaDecides.
Subscribe to the E-paper on https://t.co/mc23QdDlSk at ksh.10 daily for more#SettingTheStandard pic.twitter.com/wG7bBQqqXy
— The Standard Digital (@StandardKenya) July 15, 2021