Police in Homa Bay County have launched investigations into the brutal murder of a 34 year old businessman at Mbeka shopping center in Rangwe Sub County. The deceased, Martin Dwalo An’gan’ga who was selling kerosene at the center was brutally murdered yesterday evening by unknown thugs at around 9.00 pm while taking a bath outside his house.
As he was bathing, his wife Dorothy Awino heard him crying for help and when she got out, she found him lying in a pool of blood with deep cuts on the head, neck, back and hands.
Awino informed the area Chief Peter Oula who later alerted the police when his condition worsened. He passed on a few hours later.
Confirming the incident, Homa Bay OCPD Esau Ochorokodi said the businessman was attacked after he had closed his business premises.
“It was around 9 pm when Mr. Martin Dwalo was taking a bath after closing his shop when he was attacked by the unknown people,” said Ochorokodi.
Ochorokodi added that they are carrying out investigations to ascertain the motive behind his murder and appealed to members of the public with any relevant information regarding his murder to avail it to police in confidence.
The body of the deceased was moved to Homa Bay County Referral Hospital mortuary awaiting for postmortem.