Election Returning Officer Strangled in Kenya – Autopsy Reveals(Video).
The slain IEBC Embakasi East Returning Officer in the aftermath of the Kenyan presidential elections was strangled and his neck badly injured, the autopsy report reveals.
Daniel Musyoka, 53, went missing on Thursday, August 11, 2022, under unclear circumstances. His body was found four days after at the Amboseli National Park in Kajiado South Sub-County, Kenya.
Two days after his body was found, an autopsy was carried out at Oloitokitok Sub-County Hospital on Wednesday. According to the autopsy report, his body had neither gunshot wounds nor scars.
In a statement released on Wednesday evening, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission where he was working at the time of his abduction and subsequent murder, chairman Wafula Chebukati said Musyoka was killed for doing the right thing.
“He was a well-trained officer who performed his duty with utmost honesty, integrity and dedication. It is unfortunate that his stand to do the right thing cost his life,” Chebukati eulogized the deceased IEBC staff.
Meanwhile, the family of the deceased has called on the government to bring to book the killers.
Further reports said the killers tortured him before eventually strangling him to death. The family described him as a man of the people, someone who is not known to have any enemy, therefore questioning the motive of the killers. They called on the government to expedite investigations into his murder.
In the video, detectives were seen combing the forest in search of more evidence that could lead to his killers.
Watch the video below;
Source: The Standard