DCI urges families in Kakamega twins riddle to involve the police

Sharon Mathias (left) Mevies Imbaya (centre) and Melon Lutenyo. [Photo: Courtesy]
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations wants the Kakamega twins to riddle reported to the police and investigated.

“Our attention has been drawn to the much publicized Kakamega twin puzzle and we are committed to launching forensic investigation into the matter” says a  DCI statement in response to the trending Kakamega twins riddle involving two families.

The DCI has urges the families to report the matter to Kakamega police, pledging to act on it immediately.

“We believe forensic investigation will establish if any criminal act was committed or any mitigating circumstances that may have led to the present status,” statement reads partly, adding: “We encourage and appeal to the families concerned to please report to DCI office in Kakamega to facilitate investigations.”

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Richard Olukhakha and Rosemary Onyango, a couple from Kakamega County believe Sharon Mathias, a 19-year-old girl raised by Angeline Omina who resides in Kangemi, Nairobi, is their daughter.

Sharon bears a striking resemblance with couple’s 19-year old daughter Melon Lutenyo, who was born in same hospital (Kakamega Teaching and Referral Hospital) as Sharon, though on different days.

Mr Olukhakha and his wife Rosemary are pleading for a DNA examination to verify the parentage of the children and put the matter to rest.

Speaking to The Standard on Wednesday, Olukhakha who hails from Fafaro village in Likuyani Constituency said that he had taken the girls for blood group test which revealed that they all belong to his blood group- blood group O.

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