DCI detectives drawn from the homicide unit have recovered a vehicle used to abduct and dispose off the body of the late Daniel Muthiani Benard alias Sniper.
The vehicle of registration number KCR 742N was recovered at Canopy area of Kithoka, Meru county.
“The DCI Homicide detectives yesterday recovered the vehicle that was used to abduct the late Daniel Muthiani Benard alias Sniper and later dispose his body at Mutonga River in Chiakariga area of Tharaka Nithi on December 2, 2023.
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The identification and subsequent recovery of the vehicle, a silver Toyota Premio registration number KCR 742N followed thorough forensic analysis of crucial leads, which pointed to a residential place at Canopy area of Kithoka, Meru county.” said DCI
The detectives have also identified one Vincent Mureithi Kirimi alias Supuu as the driver who had hired the vehicle to drive three other suspects involved in the gruesome murder of the blogger.
In the latest establishments, the investigating team has identified Vincent Mureithi Kirimi alias Supuu as the driver who hired the vehicle on the date of abduction and gruesome murder of Sniper, ferrying other three occupants including Brian Mwenda, Christus Manyara Kiambi and Boniface Kithinji Njihia alias DJ Kaboom.
Further investigations are ongoing with the Homicide team working expeditiously on the case.” said DCI