A 30-year-old bodaboda rider was murdered in cold blood on the night of Wednesday in Bogiakumu, Bonchari constituency in Kisii County. 

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Confirming the incident area chief Charles Nyamari said the deceased identified as Momanyi Mochuchu has been a peaceful and social person until he met his death.

"Mochuchu's body was discovered in his bed in a pool of blood by a neighbour who went to check on him on Thursday evening after his attempts to contact him on mobile did not yield fruits. His body had deep cut panga injuries on his head, hands and thighs an indication that his killers used a panga to kill him," said the chief. 

According to the chief,  the death has caused panic and fear among residents in the area given that the deceased was single.

The administrator assured that police have launched a probe to establish the motive behind Mochuchu's brutal murder. 

"No one has been arrested so far but, police are doing everything possible to nab the killers. Members of the public need to cooperate and help police with information that could lead to the arrest of Mochuchu's killers," he noted.  

The chief said Mochuchu's body was moved to Kisii Teaching and Referral hospital morgue.