Hairdresser abandoned 3-month-old son at client’s home in Kenya


The circumstances surrounding the disappearance of a young hairdresser identified simply as Njeri has baffled the Police in Karuri, Kiambaa in Kiambu County, Kenya after she abandoned her three-month-old son at her client’s house

According to police,  Njeri left her child at her client’s residence on Monday, October 19, and absconded to an unknown destination without a trace.

Reports by P[olice says that as of Friday, October 23, Njeri hadn’t returned to pick her son.

Karuri OCPD Joseph Muchiri told K24 Digital that Njeri’s son has since been taken to a children’s home in Lari.

According to Njeri’s neighbor in Gachie, Marion Njoroge, Njeri is a freelance hairstylist, who attends to her clients at their places of residence.

Marion said the Monday incident wasn’t the first of its nature, in which Njeri abandons her child.

OCPD Muchiri has urged residents to report to any nearby police station should they spot Njeri.