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DCI arrests Forest Road assault mastermind, Zachariah Nyaora Obadia

Detectives at the Kenya-Tanzania border have arrested Zachariah Nyaora Obadia, the main suspect in the sexual assault of a female motorist on Nairobi’s Forest Road that caused National countrywide bodaboda crackdown last week.
Obadiah had been put on the list of the most wanted suspects in the country and has been on the run since assault video went viral.
Zachariah Nyaora Obadia in a police car
Here’s the statement by the DCI confirming his arrest:

“Zachariah Nyaora Obadia, the country’s most wanted suspect who has been on the run for sexual assault has been arrested. Obadia, who masterminded the ghastly sexual attack on a woman along Wangari Maathai road, has been arrested minutes ago at the Kenya-Tanzania border in Sirare.

Zachariah Nyaora Obadia in handcuffs

Sleuths from the elite Crime Research and Intelligence Bureau augmented by a section of detectives from Nairobi DCI Regional command, pounced on him as he tried to cross the border to Tanzania through a panya route.

The thug who has been on the run since last week escaped our dragnet in Mukuru Kaiyaba, through a sewer duct. Since then, he has been engaging detectives in hide and seek games until his arrest moments ago. Using digital forensics, cybercrime experts at the DCI National Forensic.

Laboratory, had earlier placed the thug at the scene of the crime scientifically, before launching a manhunt for him. The suspect is currently airborne to Nairobi, where he will face justice in strict conformity to the law,” DCI reports read



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