On 11th August 2022, the directorate of criminal Investigations has issued an Arrest warrant on Didmus Barasa.
Didmus Barasa who is the Kimilili Member of Parliament elect allegedly shot and killed his opponent’s aide.
DCI stated, “Hon. Barasa is wanted for the cold blooded murder of Brian, whom he shot on the forehead killing him on the spot, on tuesday, August 9th, at Chebukwami in Kimilili, Bungoma County. A specialized team of sleuths based from the elite crime research and intelligence bereau and the homicide department has been dispatched on the ground for his manhunt.”
Didmus who has since switched off his mobile numbers, is under a thorough manhaunt for justice to be served to Mr. Khaemba’ s bodyguard namely Brian Olunga.
However, Yesterday as his pursuit continued, Didmus Barasa took to his official social media accounts to thank the Kimilili Constituency residents for re electing him as the member of parliament.
He said, “ Thank you the people of KIMILILI CONSTITUENCY for re- electing me overwhelmingly for another term. I love you to Bits.”
According to the authorities, a message of appeal was sent to him to surrender so that investigations can go on as per the law, Barasa however did not give in to the message by the Investigatory officers.
The directorate of criminal investigations has warned Didmus Barasa to present himself to the authorities with 6 hours.
DCI stated,” WANTED FOR MURDER. The Directorate of criminal investigations is warning Hon. Didmus Barasa, who has since gone into hiding after the brutal murder of one , Brian Olunga, to surrender to the nearest police station within the next 6 hours.”
The directorate of Criminal Investigations further warned against anyone who is harbouring the suspect to face serious actions that will be taken against them.
DCI stated,” Serious actions will be taken against any person/s found to be harbouring the murder suspect.”