Lorry driver found dead, turnboy unconscious in Kathiani after botched kidnapping

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A lorry driver was on Saturday found dead in Iveti hills in Kathiani sub county of Machakos county.

Confirming the incident Kathiani police boss Lazarus Tarus said that the lorry’s turn boy was found unconscious in the same forest.

Tarus said that the duo was kidnapped in Sultan Hamud in Makueni county and later dumped at the scene.

He said that the two were drugged by their perpetrators and their bodies were discovered by members of the public.

The driver and his turn-boy were kidnapped in sultan hamud,brought to the scene and dumped there after being drugged they were discovered by members of the public unfortunately the driver is dead but the turn boy is unconscious”, Said Tarus.

The turn boy is currently receiving treatment at Machakos level five hospital.

The police boss said that police have commenced investigations concerning the incident.

We have launched investigations to find the perpetrators who committed the crime and bring them to book,we will leave no stone unturned until we unravell the mystery”, Said Tarus.

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He asked residents to liase with the police in providing any information that may help in the investigations.

The body of the driver was taken to Machakos level five hospital mortuary for preservation awaiting post mortem.

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