Kenya: Revealed: How KRA lawyer Jared Ratemo died

July 14, 2017

KRA lawyer Jared Ratemo. He was found killed on

KRA Lawyer Jared Ratemo was tortured, injected with an unknown substance and strangled before he died.

A post-mortem on Mr Ratemo’s body revealed that he suffered several injuries inflicted by a blunt object on his head, face and other parts of the body.


The report also shows that the lawyer’s genitals were crushed and his neck had injuries, suggesting that he was strangled.

Investigations have been launched on the substance injected into his body.

Specimens collected during the post-mortem have been taken to the Government Chemist for forensic toxicology.

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Meanwhile, Mr Ratemo’s elder brother Henry Kissinger Mokua on Friday said the family would be meeting in Nairobi starting Friday afternoon to plan for his burial.

The body of the lawyer was discovered on Wednesday morning by motorists who alerted the police from Embakasi Station.

On Thursday, Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko ordered the Director of Criminal Investigations Ndegwa Muhoro to urgently start investigations into the murder.


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