A special team of homicide experts from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations- DCI has taken over investigation into the killing of three brothers and a cousin from Nakuru.
The bodies of the four were found dumped in Kieni forest within Gakoe in Kiambu County on Tuesday.
Speaking to the press in Nakuru, DCI Ndegwa Muhoro said that the team is under firm instructions to ensure that those behind the killings are arrested and brought to book.
“The forensic experts who investigated the killing of Kiru Boys Secondary principal Solomon Mwangi from Murang’a have taken up the matter,” Muhoro said.
While regretting the incident, Muhoro said that the directorate has the capacity to handle the matter. “Reports of missing persons must be handled with the urgency they deserve. If you have a missing kin, report immediately for action,” He said.
He made an assurance that killings will be investigated to conclusion and those culpable prosecuted.
Speaking today, the family of three middle aged men whose bodies were found dumped in Kieni forest called for speedier investigations into the killing of their kins. Manase Ng’ang’a who resides at Barnabas Estate said that his sons Paul Mutunga 31, Paul Mwai 26 and Daniel Ikenye 22 left home on 18th January to register as voters but they did not return.
“All of their mobile phones had been switched off. We made a formal report at Mwariki police station and police promised to make a follow up,” he added. Manase decried that, the abductors called and identified themselves as Mungiki sect adherents who were demanding a Shs 500,000 ransom.
Manase said that times he would receive threatening short messages indicating that his sons would be killed if he fails to pay the ransom.