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Missing Ex-Treasury Official, Tom Osinde, Found Dead in Migori

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The body of Tom Osinde, a former Treasury official in Kenya, has been discovered in River Kuja in Migori County. Osinde had been reported missing since June 17, and his disappearance had caused concern among family, friends, and the public.

The former Treasury official’s body was discovered on June 22 and later identified by his family and two individuals who had been arrested in connection with the case. Osinde’s brother, Enock Nemwel Osinde, confirmed the tragic news and expressed gratitude for the support received during the search.

Tom Osinde had been traveling from Nakuru to Kisii at the time of his disappearance. His abandoned and vandalized high-end car was later found in Narok County, further deepening the mystery surrounding his disappearance.

The circumstances surrounding his death have raised several questions, leaving his family and the public seeking answers.

According to reports, evidence suggests that Osinde may have been drugged and transported from Nakuru to Kisii, where he was ultimately killed. Witnesses have observed an unfamiliar person driving Osinde’s vehicle on the day he disappeared, adding another layer to the ongoing investigation.

Two of Tom Osinde’s employees have been arrested in connection with his disappearance and subsequent death.

The detained suspects are facing charges of kidnapping, murder, and abduction. Authorities are conducting forensic analysis on the mobile phones seized from the employees and examining vandalized switches found in Osinde’s home. The investigation has also expanded to Osinde’s other residences.

Tom Osinde, known as Tom Fred Mokaya Osinde, had a background in economics, having studied at the University of Nairobi. He had previously served as the Kenyan ambassador to Germany from 2010 to 2014. Prior to his disappearance, Osinde had retired from his position at the Ministry of Finance and ventured into business.

The discovery of Tom Osinde’s body and the subsequent investigation into his death have shocked the nation. The circumstances surrounding his disappearance, the involvement of his employees, and the ongoing efforts to uncover the truth are expected to be closely monitored as more information emerges.