Police launch manhunt for suspects who killed colleague after drinking spree


Taita Taveta, KENYA: Police have launched a manhunt for three people accused of killing their colleague in a local drinking den in Taveta.

The deceased was allegedly hit on the head with a blunt object following a disagreement in Riata village on Tuesday night as they were sipping illegal alcohol at night.

Taita Taveta OCPD Fred Ochieng’ confirmed the incident saying the four revelers were consuming illegal liquor when they attacked the deceased after a disagreement.

“They started fighting after the disagreement. All of them vanished up to now and we do not know their whereabouts.However, efforts to find and arrest them are ongoing,” he said.

The police boss said the motive of the killing is still unclear but they have launched investigations.

The body of the deceased was moved to Taveta district mortuary awaiting post moterm