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DCI nabs suspect involved in Fatal shooting of Businessman in Kilimani


Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations have arrested a suspect over the murder of Businessman Kevin Omwenga in Kilimani estate, Nairobi.

The suspect, Robert Bodo, was arrested on Saturday morning and a mini Ceska firearm recovered with 13 rounds of ammunition.

According to a statement issued by the DCI on twitter, it is suspected that the Ceska is what was used in the fatal shooting at Galana Suites apartment on Friday night.

“The firearm, which has been kept as an exhibit, will be subjected to ballistic analysis as further investigations ensue to unravel the motive of the shooting,” the DCI said on twitter

Police said the victim was rushed to Nairobi Women’s Hospital in Kilimani where was pronounced dead on arrival, prompting the arrest of his friend identified by police.

Bodo thereafter led police to an apartment where the murder weapon was recovered.

A bullet head and an empty cartridge were also recovered at the scene of the incident.

The body of the deceased has been taken to Montezuma mortuary pending postmortem.