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Details of how DCI Officer in Trail of Contraband Sugar got Murdered

A Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officer who was in the trail of suspected illicit sugar was on Saturday lynched by an irate mob as his two colleagues escaped by a whisker.

The detectives had raided a shop in Kinondo village, Kwale County in search of suspected contraband sugar only to be attacked by members of the public on suspicion of being robbers.

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All the officers were attached to the Msambweni DCI’s office, according to the Kwale County Commissioner Mr. Karuku Ngumo who confirmed the weekend incident.

Mr Karuku Ngumo said the mob attacked the officers ,who were on official duty, using crude weapons killing them on the spot.

Kwale county commissioner Karuku Ngumo/Photo Courtesy

However,other officers and a taxi driver managed to escape from the scene at Tawakal shop sustaining minor injuries from the incident.

Locals residents alleged that the DCI officers seemed suspicious after they failed to identify themselves prompting the angry reaction.

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Mr Karuku Ngumo has indicated that the police have launched probe into the matter and a manhunt for the perpetrators of the heinous crime.

He also assured that those involved in the killing of the officer will be severely dealt with in accordance with the law.

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