The Chief Officer for Mining and Blue Economy in Kilifi County, Rahab Karisa, has been killed under mysterious circumstances.
According to the guard at Karisa’s house in Mnarani, the county government official was stabbed to death by her house help before fleeing.
The Chief Officer had reportedly returned to the country after a work trip to Italy.
Kilifi County police commander Fatuma Hadi confirmed the incident, saying that police will launch an investigation and search for the househelp.
Dominick Otieno, a lead DCI officer in Kilifi County, also confirmed the incident.
“Yes, I can confirm that the incident occurred, and it’s under investigation, but the CCIO can divulge more,” the DCI officer stated.
The deceased’s body was moved to the Kilifi County Referral Hospital Mortuary pending an autopsy.