Detectives from DCI Kilimani area have on the morning of Saturday August 22 arrested a man suspected to be involved in a fatal shooting of 28 year old Kevin Omwenga at the Galana Suites in Kilimani.
The suspect identified as Robert Bodo is aid to have been in the possession of Mini Ceska firearm with 13 rounds of ammunition suspected to have been used during the fatal shooting.
#DCI Detectives based at Kilimani have this morning arrested Robert Bodo and recovered a Mini Ceska firearm with 13 rounds of ammunition suspected to have been used in the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old man at Galana Suites in Kilimani.
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) August 22, 2020
The firearm has been kept as an exhibit and will be subjected to ballistic analysis as further investigations ensue to unravel the motive of the shooting.
According to the police report the deceased’s brother, Wycliffe Omwenga, stated that he was preparing dinner in the kitchen, when he heard a gunshot.
He further narrated to the police that on rushing to the direction of the gun shot sound he found his brother Kevin lying, face down, with blood oozing from his chest. Bodo, on the other hand, was still in the room but in a hurry to leave.
Wycliffe then rushed his brother to the Nairobi Women’s Hospital Adams branch, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Bodo thereafter led police to an apartment where the murder weapon was recovered.
A bullet head and an empty cartridge were also recovered at the scene of the incident.
The body of the deceased has been taken to Montezuma mortuary, where a postmortem will be conducted.