Police pursue women who drugged man, left him dead

Deceased said to have met the women earlier in one of the bars within the town

In Summary
  • Samuel Irungu Maingi's stark naked body was Thursday morning recovered in the bedroom to his house and whose entrance door was wide open.
  • The deceased 's wife only identified as Monica and who was absent at the time of the incident,expressed shock as she tried to come to terms.
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Police in Kirinyaga have launched a manhunt for two women who allegedly drugged a 59-year-old businessman to death.

Samuel Irungu Maingi's naked body was on Thursday morning discovered at his bedroom, whose door was left wide open.

His clothes and other documents were also scattered all over his sitting room and his empty wallet was also recovered.

Also found in his sitting room, were bottles of alcoholic drinks believed to have been used by the suspects to drug him.

A bed sheet was also recovered at one of the rear corners of his compound and part of the fence was destroyed.

The deceased was a renowned business man in Kagio town.

He is said to have met the two women earlier in the day in one of the bars within the town, where they stayed until late night.

They later bought take away drinks and proceeded to the man's home where the incidents is suspected to have occurred.

The deceased's wife only identified as Monica, who was absent during the incident, expressed her shock as she tried to come to terms with the situation.

"I want to know what happened because all I can see are my husband's documents and clothes dumped all over," she said.

The deceased's brother Stephen Mwangi said he rushed to the scene as soon as he heard of the incident.

Mwangi said when they entered the bedroom they found Maingi's  lifeless body on the bed, naked.

They reported the matter at the Kiamaciri police station.

Mwangi said that the suspects' phone signals indicated that they are within Zimmerman area in Nairobi county.

The body was transferred to Kibugi funeral home awaiting autopsy.

Area police boss Wilson Koskei told the Star on phone that further investigations into the matter have commenced.

He, however, noted that preliminary investigations indicate that the deceased might have been drugged.

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