A woman who allegedly sold her one and a half-month-old baby to a Tanzanian pastor has been arrested in Nairobi and transferred to Migori.
On Monday Pastor Magabi, her assistant Jackson Onchari and Dorcas Nyonchora were arrested at Isebania and arraigned for the baby’s theft.
The three were charged with child stealing contrary to section 174 of the penal code, a charge they denied.The pastor told the court she is Tanzania married to a Kenyan and been was unable to get a child.
Pastor Magabi then met the woman and paid as per their agreement.“The matter is a subject of investigation, adoption is done through a court process and there is restriction if it is across the border,” the magistrate told her.
The hearing of their case has been set for July 29 and the infant has since been moved to a local children’s home in Migori.