Main suspect behind the murder of the gruesome murder of three men in Kilifi on July 7th has been arrested.
In a statement by the DCI, the suspect, Robert Mganga went into hiding after the incident was flushed out of his hideout on Friday at Ambuja court, in tassia’s fedha.
” Mganga, is believed to Mastermind the attack on Kilifi businessman and farmer Sidik Anverali Mohammed Sidik, 46, James Kazungu Kafani, a land agent who was in his late fifties and another unidentified man of Indian Origin believed to be Sidik driver, before setting ablaze their vehicle, a white Toyota fielder,” the police report read.
He was finally cornered yesterday at around 10:30 am in a sting operation mounted by special services unit (SSU).
According to the detectives, some of Kazungu’s family members claimed that the family members was murdered by people he knew.
“It was established that the three were on a land buying mission in the area and had toured a piece of land that Sidik intended to buy, before they were attacked by a machete wielding mob that butchered them to death,”
Eye witness said that Kazungu pleaded with the attackers in their local Giriama dialect begging them to spare their lives, but the assailants who were determined to eliminate them would hear none of this pleas.
Detectives familiar with the case said the bodies of the three had deep cuts on their head and appeared to have been dragged on the ground for a distance before being left sprawled by the roadside near Junju secondary School.
Following his arrest, the prime suspect will assist detectives in unraveling the murder mystery and revealing the rest of his accomplices to face justice