- Jasmine’s father Francis Wambugu weighed by his loss could only plead for justice for her daughter.
- She encountered her death after she was dropped off by the school bus
- Gilgil Deputy Police Commander Francis Tumbo says the matter is under investigation
A family in Nakuru is seeking justice following the murder of their 12-year-old daughter.
Jasmine Njoki, a grade six pupil at Roots Academy in Nakuru, encountered her death while on her way home from school.
Jasmine was dropped off by the school bus at Mbaruk Centre and was taking her normal 1.5-kilometer walk home.
Jasmine’s father Francis Wambugu , overwhelmed by the loss could only plead for justice for his daughter.
Gilgil Deputy Police Commander Francis Tumbo says the matter is under investigation
The body of the deceased is being preserved at the Gilgil Hospital morgue awaiting postmortem examination.
Preliminary investigations indicate that she was defiled before being murdered in cold blood
Calls for justice
Shocked Kenyans have taken to social media spaces to amplify their voices as they join the family in their call for justice
Some comments are captured below
”This is Jasmine Njoki. She was in Roots Academy, Grade 6. On Tuesday evening, she was defiled (read raped) and murdered. Her body was dumped in a thicket in Gilgil. She was jovial, respectful & full of life. She is no more. We remember you Jasmine. Rest in Power”
May those involved never know peace EVER. May their generations be cursed