A matatu tout was on Sunday afternoon found dead inside a lodging after allegedly travelled to cloud nine with another man.
The city tout who was attached to Indimanje Matatu Sacco which ply the Hillock- Muthurwa route spend the night with another man who sells Avocados.
Police said that the 30 years old Bernard Mwendwa alias Swaleh, who is a regular customer at the guest house which is based in Mukuru slum shared the room with another man identified by the name of Mwala.
Makadara police boss Timon Odingo said the deceased had visible injuries and that a manhunt for Mwala had been launched.
“Investigations into the matter have kicked off and the suspect who is still at large will be nabbed soon to shed more light into the incident,” said Odingo.
Reports has it that Mwendwa arrived at the lodgings at around 9pm on Saturday, 28th of August 2021, only to be found dead the following morning.
An attended who recorded statement at the police station said the deceased arrived at that mentioned time and was complaining of not feeling well.
However, Mwendwa’s family refuted the claim that their kin arrived there sick. According to the family, the departed had physical injuries on the stomach and blood was oozing from his mouth. More