, MACHAKOS, Kenya, Nov 15 – A famous businessman in Machakos has been found dead inside his car at Kanyonyoo market, in Masinga sub-county.
Masinga OCPD Francis Siror says the man, Peter Mwangangi Mula, was found tied inside his car, at around 9pm at Kwasuvu village and they suspect he was killed in a poison-needle attack.
Siror says they found the man lying on a back seat and had visible blood stains on the abdomen which appears to have been pricked by needle using a syringe to inject a substance yet to be established.
Police say they suspect the substance might have caused his death.
Residents of Kanyonyoo reported the matter to police after noticing the vehicle had been parked along the road for so many hours with hazard lights on.
A police report says the deceased was last seen taking beer with friends at his Rexx Bar in Kanyonyoo market when he received a phone call by a person he said had requested him his driving license to enable him drive past a police road block at Kanyonyoo.
The body of the deceased has been taken to Matuu Mediance Hospital Mortuary and the vehicle towed to Masinga Police Station.
The deceased has also been identified as a big contractor in Embu County.
No person has been arrested in connection with the murder, but police say they have commenced investigations.
Apart from owning a bar, the man also used to sell tyres in Embu town and has also been involved in contracts with different counties.