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Kenya: Probe into death of Interior Cabinet Secretary, grabs headlines

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The probe into the death of the late powerful interior, Cabinet Secretary, Joseph Nkaissery, grabbed the attention of major Kenyan dailies on Monday.“Nkaissery’s death probe; police grill 10,” reported the Standard newspaper which pointed out that detectives were Sunday reviewing the closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage of the restaurant Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery visited on Friday night before he died hours later.

“In addition, at least 10 people who interacted with Mr Nkaissery at the Bomas of Kenya Lounge, at his Karen home where he fell ill and at Karen Hospital where he was pronounced dead at around 1am, have been questioned by police,” reported the daily.

“Nkaissery: Police begin crime probe,” reported the Daily Nation which pointed out that waiters who served Maj-Gen (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery at the Bomas of Kenya bar are among people being interviewed over the death of the powerful internal security Cabinet secretary.

“Director of Criminal Investigations Ndegwa Muhoro also revealed on Sunday that police bodyguards assigned to the CS were also being questioned by detectives pursuing a line of sudden death,” reported he daily.

“Eight questioned over Nkaissery’s final moments,” reported the Star newspaper which pointed out that eight people believed to have come into contact with the late Joseph Nkaissery on Friday have been quizzed by the police.

“The waiters and guards at Bomas of Kenya were questioned by detectives from the homicide unit of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations,” reported the daily.

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