Two women arrested over death of bar patron

By Orenge Wycliff

  • The two -aged between 20 and 30-were picked in Kasarani in Nairobi Sunday.
  • Nyanchwa OCPD Anthony Keter said the detectives had been on their trail for days since the incident.
  • they are the prime suspects in the death of one bar patron

The female suspects when they were hauled to Nyanchwa, Kitutu Chache South in Kisii (IMAGE BY MAGATI OBEBO)

Detectives from Nyanchwa Police station, Kitutu Chache South, in Kisii, have arrested two female suspects connected with the lacing of drinks with a suspected drug substance at a local bar which led to his death.

The two women -aged between 20 and 30 who have been on the run were arrested at Kasarani in Nairobi on Sunday.

Nyanchwa police OCPD Anthony Keter said the detectives had been on their trail for days since the incident and finally they lay their hands on them.

Among the items recovered from them were assortments of electronic gadgets belonging to the deceased, the late Francis Kariuki, a telephony company staff.

The items include a laptop, phone and computer flash disk, all said to be belonging to deceased

Kariuki was found in a coma at Nyanchwa House residence.

He was said to have gone for a night’s orgy of partying at a bar in downtown Kisii town.

“We suspect a drug overdose from the suspects killed him and they will be Tuesday get arraigned for murder,” Keter told journalists.

A friend who had paid the deceased a visit reported the incident to the police sparking investigations that led to the suspects’ arrests over the weekend.

Keter told journalists the officers had been probing the incident for a while now.

He said stupefying and killing innocent people using drugs was an offence punishable by law and the duo will face the full force of the law .

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