Update 2:06. pm: The body of Benjamin Imbai, the second of 4 men who vanished from Kitengela last week, was found at Gen. Kago mortuary in Thika after being collected from a thicket.
Police also recovered the body of one of the four men who went missing in Kitengela on Friday, April 19, 2021.
According to the police, the body of Elijah Obuong was found in a morgue in Murang'a County.
The police further noted that the body was collected near a river in the county.
It is currently not clear what led to Obuong’s death. Investigations are ongoing to establish the cause of death.
Obuong alongside his three friends; Jack Anyango, Benjamin Imbai, and Brian Oduor drove into a popular club in Kitengela on Friday, April 19, 2021, and had Nyama Choma and a few drinks, before they mysteriously disappeared.
Their car, a Toyota Mark X was found abandoned in a parking lot 500 metres from the club the following day.
Their families have been to hospitals, morgues, and police stations in search of their loved ones.
Catherine Atieno, Oduor's wife, said he left their Embakasi home at around 8 am, to pick up his friends for a business meeting and promised he will be back.
"We spoke around 1 pm and he promised to be back on time for my hospital appointment. By 3 pm his phone was off. His friends were also out of reach. I knew something was wrong," Atieno recalled.
She said Oduor; a businessman dealing in car hire and spare parts, had no known enemies.
Elvis Imbai, Imbai's younger brother said he lost contact with him on Monday Afternoon. He had promised to send him some money to repair one of his business vehicles.
"Someone posted on Facebook that a car belonging to one of my brother's friends had been parked at a club in Kitengela on April 20. When we got there, we found three jackets on the back seat," Elvis said.