Teacher missing after boat capsizes in Kilifi


Kilifi, KENYA: Police in Kilifi County are searching for the body of a secondary school teacher who went  missing after a boat capsized on Sunday at Mtwapa creek.

Mike Sanga, a teacher at Shanzu, was among four fishermen who were on a fishing expedition before their boat capsized in the Indian Ocean.

Kilifi Police Commander Frederick Ochieng told Baraka FM on phone that a motor boat M/V SANGA capsized in the Indian Ocean due to heavy waves.

Two fishermen aged 30 years were rescued and the body of another, Shida Baya, aged 35 retrieved and taken to Kilifi County referral hospital awaiting autopsy.

According to the police, the missing teacher was the owner of the ill fated boat.

Police have advised fishermen to avoid fishing activities during strong currents.