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Guard murdered by suspected Mungiki members

01 April 2015, 13:51 Joseph Njung’eh

Nyeri - Police have launched investigation into the murder of a night guard by suspected members of the outlawed Mungiki sect in Mukururwe-ini, Nyeri County.

According to area Deputy County Commissioner, Isaac Masinde, the primary school guard was hacked to death while on duty last night.

Masinde said the deceased, identified as 50-year-old Bernard Warui Gitonga had his eyes gauged out by the assailants.

The armed gang attacked Gitonga at around 1.00am.

Also read: Fear in Kirinyaga following the resurgence of Mungiki

Masinde said they have already launched a manhunt for the suspects.

“They attackers did not steal anything during the attack," said the commissioner.

The body was taken to Mukurweini District Hospital Mortuary.

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