Upper Eastern Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Coordinator Lenny Kisaka has confirmed that the detectives camped at the home of Meru Governor Kawira Mwangaza on Saturday in ongoing investigations over the murder of Meru blogger Daniel Muthiani alias sniper.
Speaking to the media during the operation, Kisaka indicated that police investigations were at an advanced stage as police piece together what happened to the blogger before meeting his untimely death.
The DCI boss noted that officers drawn from the homicide department at the agency’s headquarters in Nairobi were also involved in the operation.
Kisaka explained that the Saturday operation was aimed at processing the home for any leads that may aid the police in their investigations.
A Photo of The Deceased Meru Blogger Daniel Muthiani Bernard (Sniper)
“We are conducting an investigation into the murder of sniper. We have been to several scenes. We have brought on board a forensic team led by the Director of homicide from the DCI headquarters.
“The house of the governor is one of the many places we are visiting in the process of collecting what is relevant to the matter we are investigating,” he stated.
On the other hand, the DCI boss assured that the police were only focused on the facts of the case calling on the public to remain calm as they complete their investigations.
“We want to tell the public that the investigations are at a very advanced stage and in case there is anything, we will rely on the media to convey the message to the public.
“Investigations are very focused on the evidence that will lead us to the court of law,” the DCI boss added.
According to Kisaka, the governor’s home is among the many places they have visited for investigations. The DCI is set to visit other places in the county in the coming days.
At the time of his address, police were yet to complete their operation at the governor’s home. It is also yet to be known whether police took any items from the home during the process.
A section of the entrance of DCI headquarters’ Kiambu Road