The mastermind of the despicable sexual harassment incident that has attracted countrywide condemnation has finally been unmasked.
This is after undercover agents drawn from the elite Crime Research & Intelligence Bureau (CRIB) and DCI Nairobi Regional Headquarters, narrowed down on the suspect identified as Zachariah Nyaora Obadia.
Using digital forensics, the sleuths working with cybercrime experts at the DCI National Forensic Laboratory, placed the thug at the scene of the crime scientifically and went after him this afternoon deep in Mukuru Kaiyaba informal settlement.
However, the suspect who is aware of the ongoing crackdown on errant boda boda riders escaped our dragnet by a whisker, via a sewer duct in the densely populated settlement.
The suspect has also been positively identified by his wife and other relatives, sexually assaulting the victim in the widely shared videotape. It is only a matter of time before we arrest him.
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations is cautioning Zacharia Nyaora Obadia, not to engage detectives in cat and mouse games but to surrender at DCI headquarters or the nearest Police station within 24 hours.
Equally, his accomplices who were within the vicinity of the barbaric attack whether captured on the video clip or not, have all been identified forensically. They are hereby ordered to submit themselves at DCI headquarters before detectives catch up with them.
By Jedidah Muia