The missing 23-year-old Strathmore University student Maureen Mung’ohe Musungu resurfaced safe and sound, albeit weak and sickly, on June 4, 2021.

The Business Information Technology student went missing on May 21, 2021 reportedly after leaving their home in Karen for a meeting with friends in town before proceeding to an undisclosed location for recreation.

Maureen Mung’ohe Musungu. PHOTO/COURTESY

Maureen’s family got concerned when it was getting late and she failed to return home and neither was she reachable through her cell phone.

Apparently, her brother Morgan Ambani called her on the evening of her disappearance and he established his sister was in Utawala.

Before Morgan could gather much information about his sister’s exact location, her phone went off at about 8:30 pm.

The family filed a missing person’s report at the Karen Police Station and made a public appeal on social media platforms to help locate their kin after their attempts to locate her bore no fruits.

In the turn of the tide, Maureen walked back home and according to the information she gave of her whereabouts, she said that a male friend had locked her up in his apartment in Athi River.

In what seemed to be a hostage situation, the individual who is yet to be identified claimed that he had lost the keys to the house, forcing them to stay indoors for a fortnight.

Maureen Mung’ohe Musungu. PHOTO/COURTESY

During her stay in the man’s house, Maureen was denied communication to anyone and was only offered basic meals to sustain her.

Upon realizing that information on Maureen’s disappearance was widespread, the man broke down the door and fled, setting Maureen free.

Maureen Mung’ohe Musungu. PHOTO/COURTESY

Maureen was taken to Nairobi Women’s Hospital for a medical checkup on June 5, 2021 and is now recuperating from her ordeal at home.

Police have launched a manhunt for the suspect in the incident who is still at large.