Human Remains Found in Forest, DCI Confirm as Search of Missing Tax Driver Intensifies

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have found 13 pieces of suspected human remains in a forest, as the search for a missing Kiambu-based tax driver continues.

The pieces found at Kijabe Forest in Kiambu County will be subjected to DNA analysis to ascertain if they could be body parts of the tax driver suspected to have been abducted.

“Thirteen pieces of suspected human remains found at Kijabe Forest and been subjected to DNA analysis,” said DCI in a Twitter statement.

The victim went missing on 23rd February, 2019.

At least seven suspects have been arrested and are helping with information to unearth the whereabouts of the missing man.

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The latest two suspects were tracked down in Suswa, Narok County, and found in possession of a mobile phone handset that was used by the abductors to lure the missing man into their trap.

” Joseph Lenguna, a 24-year-old, and another man, a 22-year-old were found with the mobile handset that lured the missing tax driver into his abductors’ snare,” the statement reads.

Other detained suspects are Peter Irungu, Eunice Masiado, Daniel Kinuthua, Erastus Maina and Isaiah Mereu.

The detectives have scaled down their search to between Kinangop in Kiambu and Suswa areas.

All the arrested suspects have been tracked down between the two towns.

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The DCI team has promised more intense investigations to pursue any more suspects in the tax driver’s disappearance.

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