Police in Starehe, Nairobi have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of 25-year-old Utalii College student Job Chihonyi.

Chihonyi was killed a few metres from Utalii College along Thika Road on February 5, 2023.

The suspects, Maxwel Omukuba Shisika and Kevin Ngechu Wanjiru, both 21 years old, were arrested after a forensic investigation that placed them at the crime scene at the time of the murder, according to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

“Starehe-based detectives assisted by sleuths from the Crime Research and Intelligence Bureau based at Nairobi Area, took up the matter and began joining the missing links in a meticulous probe that placed the suspects at the scene of the crime.”

“A mobile phone believed to be proceeds of crime was also recovered from Kevin Ngechu, while a black motorcycle registration number KMGF 828K, that was used as a getaway means on the fateful day was also recovered,” DCI added.

The two are currently in custody as they await to answer to charges of murder.


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