Prime suspect in former Garissa finance CEC shooting ‘commits suicide’
SEE ALSO :The unseen war - Part 2Few minutes later, other suspects banged the door of the cells and demanded his attention and it was then that he realized Mwai was hanging lifeless. He raised alarm and other officers joined rushing him to the nearby MP Shah Hospital for attention where he was pronounced dead on arrival. “He might as well been killed. We will see more drama in this issue,” said an officer at the station as senior officers visited there. Mwai and his accomplices had confessed to the attempted murder giving chilling account on who he met, the amount he had been paid and the key players in the incident. He was arrested on Tuesday morning alongside Garissa Governor Ali Korane, a woman, a former soldier, Korane’s brother and a bodyguard over the incident. Nairobi deputy police boss Richard Kerich said they are investigating the incident. This came as police recovered Sh400,000 from suspects in the shooting of Mukhtar. The money was part of the Sh2.4 million that had been given out by a financier to facilitate the killing of Mukhtar and his lawyer to stop their mission. Investigators recovered the money from the boot of a car belonging to a former soldier who is at the centre of the saga. Mukhtar was shot in the head and seriously wounded. He is still admitted in hospital following the August 19 incident at Kileleshwa, Nairobi. It has also emerged the gang behind the shooting planned to eliminate lawyer Charles Kanjama. Kanjama is a lawyer to Mukhtar.