Njoro family living in fear over ‘death threats’

A middle aged businessman in Njoro town is living in fear following death threats believed to be from goons hired by his rival business person within Njoro sub county. Edward Njenga Mbugua a father of two started receiving the messages and phone calls from unknown people who later attempted to break into his home within Njoro but their attempts was halted by Police who recovered a phone that contains multiple logistics of how they could have killed him. The phone which is currently in Njoro Police DCI offices has so…

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Police commander raises alarm over increased police-civilian conflicts

The new Rift Valley Region Police Commander Marcus Ocholla has warned over the increased police-civilian conflicts especially during the night saying that the habit should immediately stop for businesses and other activities to thrive across the region. Speaking on Thursday evening Ocholla called upon civilians to report cases of harassment from his officers to other senior officers for an action to be taken. He said that police and the civilians should live in harmony and no one should be harassed provided that there are no criminal elements. Moreover he has…

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Shock as Nakuru man kills woman in a lodging,attempts suicide

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A middle aged man is recuperating at Keringet Sub County hospital in Molo after a failed suicide attempt in lodging at Keringet lodges last night. The man is said to have managed to kill his lover whom they had booked the room together yesterday in the evening. Confirming the incident, Keringet Location Chief Nicholas Arap Kering’ said that the lodge attendants noted that the two were not responding to their calls in the morning where they called the police to offer assistance. On breaking the door, Kering’ said they found…

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Three suspects arrested over Nakuru teacher’s brutal murder

Three suspects among them a from four student from Hopewell secondary  school in Barut Nakuru county  have been arrested in connection to the brutal murder of a physics teacher from the school. The 32 year old teacher was murdered at around 10.30pm last night moments after returning home from school where he had been supervising night preps. Peter Omari was killed behind his house in what police believe to be a revenge mission. Earlier in the day the teacher had confiscated a mobile phone from the arrested student as it…

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Investigations launched after woman stabbed by unknown people dies in hospital

Police have launched investigation into an incident where a middle aged woman in Molo Sub County, Nakuru was found stabbed severally in her neck with an object believed to be a knife by unknown persons. Ms Teresia Muthoni Wanjiku was found lying in a pool of blood by her mother Grace Muthoni Mwangi who was alerted by screams from her daughter’s house at around 5:00am. Grace found her daughter in a mysterious condition and she called the police who responded in faster and took her to Elburgon Sub county hospital…

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Family in shock as daughter dies after consuming poison

Somber mood has engulfed one family in Mawe, Rongai Sub county after their 10 years old daughter died after consuming poison. According to the father Harun Opondo, Faith Gisare is said to have taken poison meant for tick control in cattle after a disagreement with her brother. He added that her mother tried to save her life but it was too late. “This is sudden and unfortunate to the family” said Opondo. Faith was the last born in the family of eight. Confirming the incident area deputy county commissioner Julius…

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Man stabs wife to death,kills himself

Police in Rongai, Nakuru County have launched investigations into an incident in which a middle age man is reported to have murdered his wife before taking his life. The man identified as Robert Nyakundi is said to have committed the act in the village of Mawe in Visoi Ward on Wednesday night. According to neighbors, the suspect stabbed the wife 7 times on the chest. Led by Peter Rokwaro, the neighbors said the couple have had misunderstandings in their home since September which might have led to the incident. Confirming…

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CCTV reveals how robbers executed raid at a Nakuru supermarket few meters from Police Post

Police have launched a manhunt for 3 robbers who executed a raid at Fauna Supermarket in Pipeline area, Gilgil Sub County on Monday evening. According to the Supermarket owners, the robbers whom one was armed with a pistol executed the raid at around 8.41pm making away with over Kshs100, 000, and phones. Addressing media outside the Supermarket on Thursday, Ms Anne Wambui who doubles up as the cashier of the family business said the robbers had made a survey of the premise on Sunday the. She says two of the…

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2 men charged with trafficking elephant tusks worth Sh 2.6 million

A Nakuru court on Wednesday charged two men with trafficking elephant tusks worth Sh 2.6 million within the Town’s Central Business District. The two Samuel Wahome and Hillary Kiplagat denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Josephat Kalo of dealing and being in possession of the 13 kg elephant tusks on November 6. The duo sought to be released on a reasonable bond terms. According to the charge sheet, on November 6 at Shell Filling Station within Nakuru Town the two were found in possession of four elephant tusks without a…

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Residents in shock as 28 year old man is found dead in his house

Residents of Ngala Estate in Nakuru Town East on Wednesday woke up to a shock after a young man was found dead in his house in one of the Flats. According to locals the 28 year old Martin Matheya was in good health the previous day and they are surprised by his demise. Close relatives of the deceased as well as neighbors have recorded statements with the police on the same. Nakuru OCPD Samuel Obara while confirming the incident stated that investigations have been launched to establish the cause of…

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Investigations launched after police shoots wife before murdering himself

Police in Nakuru have launched investigation into an incident in which a police officer shot dead his wife before turning the gun on himself in unclear circumstances at Piave police patrol base in Njoro Sub County. Nakuru County Police Commandant Hassan Barua says the investigations over the murder will establish the cause adding that police at the base keep guns for purposes of patrol. According to him, the police got information of the murder through one of the officers at the base that went to check on him yesterday morning…

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Shock as police impound illicit brew hidden near a Nakuru church

Police have sounded stern warning to illicit brewers in Flamingo and Kivumbini wards in Nakuru East that their days are numbered. Speaking over the weekend during an operation against illicit brew in the area in which 3 people were arrested, Nakuru East Administration police boss Barnabas Kimutai said police are on alert and will not allow the society to be messed up by a few individuals. While commending the public for the tip off, the officer said they impounded 820 litres of Kangara at Ms Jane Kiarie’s home. He added…

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One suspect killed in foiled gang robbery incident in Bahati,Nakuru

A suspected robber was killed while another one is fighting for his life at Nakuru level five hospital following a foiled robbery at Mutundu village in Dundori Nakuru County early Friday. The 7am incident also left other four suspects with arrow wounds. The robbers who are said to be between 15 and 20 attacked the home of Benedetta Wanjiku moments after they had woken up just before they took breakfast. They began by breaking all window panes and disconnecting electricity mains before gaining entry into the house. According to Wanjiku,…

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Police investigating the murder of Deputy County Commissioner’s employee

Police in Rongai Nakuru County are investigating an incident in which a middle aged casual laborer was murdered on Thursday night. The laborer identified as Geoffrey Kirui is employed by a deputy county commissioner based in Machakos. The body was discovered by passersby early Friday a few metres from his employer’s gate. The body had deep cuts on the head. According to neighbors, the man might have been killed elsewhere and his body dropped by the road side. They decried increased cases of crime in the area citing two instances…

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Case against Nakuru MCA adjourned

Hearing of a forgery case against Kapkures ward MCA Paul Kimtai together with his close aide Richard Langat was yet again adjourned as the magistrate was away on official duties. Senior Resident Magistrate Yvonne Khatambi adjourned the matter to October 12 stating that the court handling the case was not sitting. She directed that the parties appear before the trail court for fixing of a hearing date. During the last mention of the case, lawyer Gordon Ogolla for the MCA had applied to have the trial stopped saying they had…

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Crater academy on the spot as teacher turns wild on class 3 pupil

Crater academy in Nakuru is on the spot after a class three pupil was allegedly assaulted by his mathematics teacher. The pupil is now nursing wounds. Addressing media in Langalanga estate, the boy’s father { Mwangi Kiongo } said that his son arrived home in deep pain and upon questioning him he narrated how he was pinched by her mathematics teacher as his colleagues watched . He said that he accompanied the pupil to school and informed the school management about his displeasure. Kiongo called on the ministry of education…

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Nakuru school shut down following collapse of toilets

Kisulisuli Primary school in Nakuru East Sub County has been shut down following Wednesday morning incident where toilets collapsed injuring 5 children. Nakuru County CeC for Education Raymond Komen says the measure has been taken to allow inspection of the school and avert such incidents in future. This even as the ongoing rains continue to create havoc in some of the schools in Nakuru County with the collapse of toilets at Kisulisuli Primary in Biashara Ward, Nakuru East being just one case. Komen says the intensity of the downpour has…

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