Chris Msando died a painful death


The death of the IEBC ICT manager Chris Msando is nothing other than political assassination. Keeping in mind that this was among the key players in forthcoming elections, anybody with malicious plans in August polls had a reason to hunt him down.

A cursory look at his remains, now at Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi, reveals a possible struggle with his killers, who overpowered, hit and finished him.

The body has visible injuries in the back and left side of his head and on his belly. Both hands have cut wounds and the right forearm is broken.

His face has no injury but fresh blood was oozing from the nose by Monday mid-morning.

Chris Msando death: What we know So far.

IEBC Manager of ICT Chris Msando, who went missing on Friday, is dead.

His body (above) lying at the City Mortuary in Nairobi earlier but has since been transferred to Lee funeral home.

This is what the press knows so far:

• Chris was last seen at his office at Anniversary Towers in Nairobi on Friday, July 28, at 10pm.

• Police preliminary investigations into his missing had revealed that he was at Marshalls House on Harambee Avenue at 2am on Saturday.

• A security camera last captured him in his grey Land Rover Discovery on Mombasa Road on Saturday, at 2.30am.
• His family failed to reach him on phone from 3am on Saturday. They had communicated with him some 30 minutes earlier.

• He sent his last SMS to one of his colleagues at 3am on Saturday.

• Chris went missing for eight hours, from 3am Saturday until Saturday mid-morning.

• Police brought his body to City Mortuary on Saturday, 11.20am. It is not clear what time the officers discovered and collected the remains in a bush in Kikuyu, Kiambu County.

• Police found his vehicle — the grey Land Rover Discovery— on Thika Superhighway, behind Thika Road Mall, on Monday 2.30am. It was taken to Kasarani Police Station.

• Police found Msando’s body and that of an unidentified woman in Kikuyu, Kiambu County. It is not clear what time this happened.

• His family had reported him missing at Embakasi Police Station on Saturday, July 29.

• Chris had received death threats and he had reported the matter to Central Police Station. The threats were linked to his job, police say.

• The body has been moved from City Mortuary to Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi.

• IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati believes Mr Msando was tortured and that his death is murder.

More follows.

Police found his vehicle — the grey Land Rover Discovery— on Thika Superhighway, behind Thika Road Mall, on Monday 2.30am.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta



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