GRUESOME MURDER

DCI boss Kinoti describes Dutch tycoon Cohen's murder as gruesome

DCI boss says Cohen was bound hands, neck before he was murdered.

In Summary

• Kinoti spoke moments after Cohen's body was found at his home at Farasi Lane in Spring Valley.

• Kinoti said they are developing the story and two suspects are in police custody.

Detectives carry the body of Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen at Farasi Lane in Spring Valley on Friday, September 13, 2019.
Detectives carry the body of Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen at Farasi Lane in Spring Valley on Friday, September 13, 2019.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti has described the murder of Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen as gruesome.

Kinoti spoke moments after Cohen's body was found at his home at Farasi Lane in Spring Valley.

"He was murdered in his residence. It was a gruesome murder. They took their time to kill him," he said.

 
 

When asked by journalists what he meant by gruesome, the DCI boss said, "When i say it was gruesome I will give you an opportunity to see for yourself but after the prosecutions, we will share the whole story."

DCI boss George Kinoti speaks to journalists outside the home of slain Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen on Friday, September 13, 2019.
DCI boss George Kinoti speaks to journalists outside the home of slain Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen on Friday, September 13, 2019.
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Kinoti said Cohen was bound face,hands, neck before he was murdered.

"The assassins took their time in plotting the murder," he added.

They later hid him in an underground water tank.

"These people are heartless. If its money, domestic issues you can not treat someone that way," Kinoti said.

The top sleuth said CCTV cameras were only installed after the murder of the dutch tycoon.

Kinoti said they are developing the story and two suspects are in police custody.

 
 
 
 

Cohen's body has since been retrieved from the underground tank which had fresh cement plastered around it.

The underground tank where the body of Tob Cohen was found on Friday, September 13, 2019.
The underground tank where the body of Tob Cohen was found on Friday, September 13, 2019.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

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