DCI Arrests Man Who Killed Friend, Burnt Body Over Debt
Directorate of Criminal Investigations-DCI detectives has arrested a 29-year-old murder suspect Nicholas Luka who on January 13, 2021 monstrously butchered a man who was hosting him before burning his dead body at a bush in Kitui’s Zombe area.
According to DCI sleuths, the deceased’s disappearance from his house for a whole week had raised suspicion.
Probing into the atrocity the detectives have established that on January 13 the suspect and the 36-yr-old deceased Simon Mwangangi had an argument over a shillings 4,000 debt, culminating in a fight.
Overcome with fury, the suspect picked a panga with which he slit the deceased throat, then watched him bleed out his life.
The detectives said as a cover-up measure, he then dragged the body to the said scene where he covered it with a heap of plastics before setting it ablaze.
The suspect is in custody pending the forensic DNA outcome.