Police identify woman in Likoni Ferry tragedy

Likoni ferry

Police have identified the mother and her daughter who drowned in their car at the Likoni Ferry channel on Sunday.

The two have been identified as Mariam Kigenda, 35, and her four-year-old daughter Amanda Mutheu.

They are feared dead after their car slid from the ramp of MV Harambee mid-stream.

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Amanda was a student at MM Shah academy.

On Monday, Mariam’s family members camped at the Likoni channel early in the morning to monitor rescue operations.

Likoni OCPD Benjamin Rotich said that the vehicle lost breaks and reversed just before the ferry docked.

The car, a Toyota ISIS registration number KCB 289C was onboard MV Harambee and was plying to the Island side.

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