A snippet from the CCTV footage [Photo: Courtesy]

Robert Bodo, a suspect in the murder of businessman Kevin Omwenga, was captured on CCTV picking a gun from the office of his boss Chris Obure on August 21, 2020. According to the footage, Bodo went to Meriton Group office of Obure, Kilimani, at 6.26am on the day Omwenga was killed.

He then heads for a drawer and gets keys that open the safe. All this time he seems to be in communication with someone through a walkie-talkie. Bodo then takes a pistol and cocks it before tucking it safely and leaving the office at 6.29am.

According to footage captured as Omwenga was being taken to hospital, Bodo does not board the vehicle, instead he heads towards Santeu Plaza that houses Obure’s office.

At 11.42pm he walks to Obure’s office and returns the firearm where he found it. He is also seen adding more bullets. He leaves the office at 11.43 and that is when he is said to have boarded a motorbike to Kilimani Police station.

On Friday, Obure, through his lawyer PLO Lumumba said he had no idea his gun had been picked from the office, adding that he was busy attending meetings. A postmortem revealed that Omwenga was hit in the heart. Although Ouko claims the shooting was accidental, the police are investigating claims Omwenga had fallen out with Obure over a deal gone bad.


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