Murkomen Mourns Death of Man He Took to Hospital After Hit and Run Incident

Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen on Saturday lamented the death of a man he had picked in town after a hit and run incident, asking police to look into the matter.

On Friday, the Senate majority leader had stated: "I have picked a victim of hit & run at Nyayo stadium roundabout. Rushed him to KNH for treatment.

"KNH is ably attending to him...proud of our public hospitals. I am told the man is an official of a popular political party in Nairobi.

"I pray he gets well soon. Will check on him Kesho."

[caption caption="Kipchumba Murkomen"][/caption]

However, this was not to be as the man, identified as John Otieno Dibogo, succumbed to his injuries early Saturday morning.

"Sadly Mr.John Otieno Dibogo never made it. At 1:30 am he succumbed to severe head injuries. He was 67.

"The matter is before @NPSOfficial_KE. Nairobi Area. I really hope the cameras will reveal the identity of the car that hit him.

"I will keep an eye on this case. RIP," posted the Senator.

Preliminary reports indicate that he was knocked down by a car which sped off immediately but details are still scanty.

Most roads in Nairobi are fitted with CCTV cameras and it should be relatively easy to track down the car that hit the deceased but in the recent past, crucial cases have failed to commence owing to their unexpected failure.

An example was the mysterious death of Jacob Juma, whose last movements could not be traced despite driving on a road that was fitted with cameras.

[caption caption="File photo of the late Jacob Juma's car"][/caption]

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