Missing Embakasi East IEBC returning officer has been found dead.
Daniel Mbolu Musyoka’s body was discovered by herders on Monday night in a river close to the Kilombero forest in Oloitoktok, according to a police report.
Kipruto Ruto, the Oloitoktok sub-county police commander, said police received reports of an unidentified, badly mutilated male body dumped in a river.
According to him, preliminary investigations indicate that the body was likely dumped in the area from somewhere else.
He was identified at the Loitokitok sub-county mortuary by his sisters, Mary Mwikali and Ann Mboya, according to the police.
“The body of the deceased, vide my earlier OB no 20/15/08/2022 has been identified as of one Daniel Mbolu Musyoka by his sisters, namely Mary Mwikali and Ann Mboya at Loitokitok sub-county mortuary,” the police report says .
The IEBC employee, 53, went missing on August 11 after excused himself to make a phone call around 9.45 a.m.
According to reports, he never returned to the office.
IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati said at a media briefing on Friday at the Bomas of Kenya that the elections official was last seen at the East African School of Aviation tallying center, where he was escorted by his bodyguard.