BY OLIVIA MUNGWANA
Benjamin Imbai, one of the murdered Kitengela men was buried last Saturday, May 8.
According to The Standard, Benjamin Imbai, who was found killed and dumped in Kieni Forest in Gatundu North, Kiambu County on April 29, was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Kaimosi, Vihiga County.
One of the deceased’s relatives said Imbai was buried in the dead of night.
“We buried him at night because he died under unclear circumstances. According to our Maragoli traditions, someone whose cause of death is unknown, or is killed in unclear circumstances, is usually buried at night to avert bad omen,” said our informant.
A post-mortem conducted on Imbai’s body on May 5 indicated he was strangled and suffocated.
The autopsy further showed Imbai had several bruises on his body, suggesting he struggled to free himself from his abductors’ grip. He was, however, unsuccessful.
Additional info from Standardmedia