Body of a 25-year-old found dumped in a bush in Kiptuiya

The police reacted following a tip off from the public

Police in Nandi County are investigating the brutal murder of a 25-year-old man from Mwein village in Kiptuiya location whose body was found dumped in a bush not far from a drinking base where he allegedly was before his demise.

Chesumei sub-county police boss Mr. Bosita Omukolongolo who confirmed the incident said they were informed on Sunday morning that there was a body spotted in one of the farms at Mwein area and they acted swiftly. “We were informed by the area chief that there was a body which had been found dumped in a shamba belonging to one of the residents from Chebil area and indeed we found the body. It had injuries believed to be caused by a knife,” he said.

The police boss cited that the deceased was in one of the illicit brew places with his friend, and his murder has been connected to an alleged love triangle. Mr. Omukolongolo said one suspect has been arrested and is currently in custody assisting the police with investigations.