Tanzanian national mysteriously killed in Old town Mombasa


Mombasa, KENYA:Police in Mombasa are investigating the mysterious death of a Tanzanian man in Kibokoni Old town area.

The man identified as Ali Babu,75, who is said to be from the Chaga people of Tanzania, was slashed to death by unknown assailants Wednesday night and nothing stolen from him, police said.

According to witnesses, the deceased who was alone,had deep cuts on the head and abdomen.

Police were notified and when they arrived at the scene they found him lying senseless in a pool of blood.

Nobody has  been arrested following the incident.

A police source told Baraka FM the man might have been killed by a criminal gang roaming in the area with an aim to take away his property.

Mombasa Urban DCIO Boss Jacob Kanake said when officers from the crime scene visited the area, they found no one but are interrogating the neighbours to help with the investigations.

“We have launched investigations into the killings and so far we haven’t arrested anyone. We are doing our best to bring the culprits to book,” said Mr Kanake.