DCI detectives have today rescued a four-year-old baby who had gone missing for five days.
Baby Liam Ngucwa Mwangi was found in Naivasha, Nakuru County, by the detectives, after he went missing on June 2.
According to DCI, the baby is believed to have been kidnapped by his grandparent’s houseboy, identified as Charles King’ori, alias Delvin Maina.
Panic-stricken parents sought his whereabouts through all means possible. “The distraught parents and relatives had in an online appeal that went viral, asked Kenyans to volunteer any information they may have had, regarding their son’s whereabouts,” DCI added.
Baby spotted with houseboy
In their search, detectives found out that their son had been spotted in Thika, Kiambu County, “in the company of the houseboy.”
DCI noted that the parents were relieved on finding their son alive and safe after some five days of mental anguish.
In the well-planned rescue operation, DCI collaborated with the Crime Research and Intelligence Bureau and Special Service Unit in following leads that led them to the child.
The detectives are still searching for the baby’s captors, who fled the scene shortly before detectives arrived.