On Saturday, Hivi Punde reported that Kanduyi MP Wafula Wamunyinyi was on the spot after his communications officer, Peter Oteng died under mysterious circumstances.
Oteng who is popularly known as Storm Dwarchild was found unconscious around midnight by passersby, a few minutes from his house at Sunrise Estate. He had deep-cut wounds and was bleeding profusely at the time he was discovered.
When questioned about the same, the MP stated that he had met Storm, among other members of his staff at a restaurant and everyone left for their homes after 10 PM. Apparently, Storm called a boda boda rider whom he was familiar with to drop him home.
“Storm called a motorcycle rider, whom he knew, to take him home. One of his colleagues paid for him the fare because he didn’t have loose cash,” Wamunyinyi stated.
However, new details have emerged that the main witness in Oteng’s murder was killed in the wee hours of the night and his wife seriously injured.
According to police reports, Edward Maruti aged 35 years had revealed the names of the people who murdered Oteng to authorities.
Following the news, unknown assailants attacked him at his home in Kimilili, Bungoma County where he was mutilated by a machete. He succumbed to the injuries inflicted while his wife is nursing serious injuries on the left arm and eyes.
“The victim knew two of the suspects who killed Peter Ochieng alias Storm and had given us the names of the two. Investigations are ongoing to nab the two who are well known by residents here (Bungoma County),” Bungoma Police Boss said.
Storm was also an artist and a music performer who had previously worked with Kimili MP Didmus Barasa as his communications officer.
Storm’s popular songs Covid-19 and the Luhya anthem “Vindu Vichenjanga” talk about the changes and transition from grass to grace.
Residents have called on authorities to expedite the probe into the two murders and bring the suspects to book.