An dministration Police officer who was on duty at DP William Ruto’s Harambee Annex office on the day ex Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa and 2 foreigners visited has been found murdered in his house. He was killed just like most of the ICC witnesses whose bodies were gounf with bullet wounds.
The officer’s body that had a gunshot wound in the head was found on Thursday evening in his Imara Daima house, police and witnesses confirmed.
Police however msintain that the cause of the youthful officer still remains unclear since it is possible he committed suicide himself or was shot.
“It is early to speculate on whether he was shot or it is suicide,” one senior police officer at Police Headquarters said on receiving the briefing from the scene.
A police report file at the Embakasi Police Station indicated a Jericho Pistol with eleven rounds of ammunition was recovered beside the body of the 33-year-old officer identified as Kipyegon Kinei.
“One spent cartridge was recovered from the house and it is suspected the deceased committed suicide,” the report indicated.
The police report indicated, left a note reading, “Call my cousin Ben.” Kinei recorded the contacts of Ben and his unnamed brother in the note.
Reports say all the other five officers have been questioned by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
The slain officer is said to have gone missing from work since Wednesday the day he was expected to record a statement with DCI over Evhesa 23minutes meeting in thr DP’s excutive boardroom.
The young officer had risen fast in the ranks and was a sergeant and therefore was among the senior officers dispatched to guard the DP office.