Suspect nabbed over murder of Likoni guard

A police officer in crime scene. Police have launched manhunt for a 17-year-old suspect who killed his cousin after arguing over who to charge their phone first. /COURTESY

The prime suspect of the brutal murder of a private guard in Likoni, Mombasa County has been arrested.

Hamisi Kadido was killed in August 2nd 2021 while guarding a church. His body was dumped in a 40 feet hole within the church compound of The Latter Day Saints.

Likoni police DCIO Richard Koywer said the suspect, Douglas Njenga,20 had been hiding at the Mama Ngina water front caves.

He was smoked out of his hiding place by detectives following a tip off.

Koywer said Njenga will be arraigned today to answer to murder charges.