In summary

  • The 2 were arrested in Nyeri’s Rurin’gu village
  • The 2 Suspects  have since been places separately

Two suspects connected to the abduction and subsequent murder of taxi driver Evans Bikundo Moracha have been arrested.

The two were arrested by Nairobi Region Crime Research detectives following a night-long operation in Nyeri and Kajiado counties on Thursday.

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Suspects Arrested

One of the Suspects (photo courtesy of DCI’s X account)


According to the Directorate of Criminal investigations,the two were arrested in Nyeri’s Ruringu village and Olekasasi-Ongata Rongai in Kajiado North respectively.

The investigative officers furthered their pursuit to Ruringu village in Nyeri County Thursday where one suspect was arrested.

Upon interrogation, the suspect led the detectives to Olekasasi in Ongata Rongai where the second suspect, was also arrested.

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Deceased Phone recovered

A search in his house saw the recovery of the deceased’s mobile phone and a stun torch which the suspect confessed to having used to light their way to River Sagana where they disposed the body.

Deceased Phone recovered (Courtesy of DCI X account)

The two suspects were detained separately at Capital Hill and Kilimani Police Stations pending further interrogations.

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The Deceased Disappearance

Toyota Vitz Reg. No. KDH 833M (The Vehicle operated by the deceased)


The deceased’s disappearance was reported by his wife Teresa Masesi Kerubo at Mihang’o Police Station on October 14, indicating that he and his vehicle a Toyota Vitz Reg. No. KDH 833M had been missing for three days.

It was on the same day that the assistant Chief Githuri sub-location in Murang’a County reported to the police of an unknown male body having been found at River sagana.

The body which was taken to Murang’a  Level 5 Hospital was later identifies as that of Evans Moracha.

Investigations are ongoing to unravel the motive behind the homicide.


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