A lawyer working with the Kenya Revenue Authority’s (KRA) who has been missing has been found murdered and his body dumped along Mombasa Road.

The lawyer identified as Jared Ratemo Mokua was found after a search was started after a missing report was filed by his wife.

Mokua who is a lawyer but was working as a supervisor with KRA  was based in Mombasa although his law firm is in Nairobi.

He was working under the Customs and Border Control Department, Consolbase Container Freight Services, Mombasa

According to the Standard, the father of three was abducted and strangled before his body was dumped off Mombasa Road.

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His body was found dumped at the junction of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport/ Mombasa Road on Wednesday morning.

Mokua’s body  appeared to have been strangled and hit on the head with a blunt object.According to Mokua’s brother, Harun,the late Mokua had traveled to Nairobi to solve a tax related matter and was supposed to travel to Mombasa on Tuesday on a 9.30 am flight.

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Harun said Mokua passed by his law firm in Nairobi on Tuesday morning and left in hurry for a meeting in town. Mokua and his wife ran the firm that operates from Ngara area.

According to Harun, his brother was to catch his flight at JKIA after the meeting.“When the wife tried to reach him at about 9 am, his mobile phone was not going through. She tried upto late and later decided to make a report to police,” said Harun.

On Wednesday morning, police contacted them with the sad news of the discovery of his body.

 

Source:Nairobi Wire

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