Masten Milimo Wanjala, self-confessed child serial killer responsible for the murder of 13 minors in Kenya, has reportedly escaped from police custody.
Local media reports said Wanjala was being held at Jogoo road police station in Nairobi, the country’s capital, when he escaped on October 12.
The suspect was expected to make an appearance at the Makadara Law Courts on Wednesday, to face 13 counts of murder.
It remains unclear how the suspect managed to escape from custody.
Police said signal has been circulated to officers in the capital city and neighbouring counties to be on high alert.
The murder suspect was arrested on July 14, 2021, following the discovery of two bodies dumped near Nairobi.
He confessed to murdering ten children and sucking his victims’ blood in a five-year killing spree.
Last month, detectives confirmed that Wanjala had killed four minors in Bungoma, bringing to 13 the number of his victims.
The suspect led detectives to two murder scenes in Machakos county, five in Nairobi and two in Kajiado area of the the country.