Stun as senior NLC official Jennifer Wambua discovered dead
Monday, Walk 15, 2021
Veteran Machakos columnist Jennifer Itumbi Wambua who disappeared on Walk 12, 2021.
The body of a senior official with the Public Land Commission (NLC), veteran Machakos columnist Jennifer Itumbi Wambua, was on Monday found at the Ngong Woodland.
This was affirmed by Kilimani DCIO, Fatima Hadi, at the City Funeral home where her body was taken by the police.
Her body was emphatically recognized by her better half.
Ms Wambua, a previous authority boss with the Kenya News Office (KNA) in Machakos, was most recently seen on Friday morning, Walk 12, when her better half dropped her off busy working.
Ms Wambua didn’t get back after working all day on Friday and she had not been followed by Sunday evening.
NLC acting CEO, Kabale Tache Arero, and NLC administrator, Gershom Otachi, were available at City Funeral home after news broke of disclosure of her body today.
Family legal counselor Daniel Maanzo says Jennifer was a key State observer in a few defilement cases, and was expected to affirm in one of them tomorrow.
Public Land Commission acting President Kabale Tache. Photograph credit: Document | Diana Ngila | Country Media Gathering
As indicated by the acting NLC chief, Ms Wambua had requested a break since Monday a week ago, saying she felt discouraged.
“She came to see me in the workplace on Monday Walk 8. She described how she had a mishap the earlier end of the week and even showed me photos of her harmed vehicle,” Ms Arero said, adding she conceded her five days leave to chill.
Purse in vehicle
Her significant other, Joseph Komu, said in the wake of dropping her to work at the commission’s workplaces on Friday morning, he was astounded to discover her satchel and her cell phone in the family vehicle hours after the fact, while at a carport.
Mr Komu works with the Service of Horticulture at Kilimo House, a mobile separation from her work place. The vehicle was left at a close by leaving yard.
He said it gave the idea that she returned to the vehicle, dropped her satchel which contained her cell phone, yet can’t determine what happened from there on.
“I picked the vehicle at around 11am and went to the carport where I found my better half’s satchel and her telephone. After the vehicle was fixed, I headed to her office to drop the things however was stunned when her partners revealed to me she had not been seen that day,” said the upset spouse.
On Saturday morning, after she neglected to appear the earlier evening, Mr Komu says he drove back to NLC workplaces and continued to report the matter at Legislative center Slope Police headquarters.
Investigators visited the commission’s workplaces and recovered CCTV film to follow her developments from the time she was dropped by her better half.
Starter examinations show that she surely answered to her fourth floor office at ACK Extension adjoining Ardhi House, as per CCTV film, yet was seen leaving about an hour later.
In the two minutes caught by cameras — while landing from the structure’s lift and later as she left the workplaces — she is seen conveying her purse.
“As of now, investigators have recovered CCTV film at her work environment and starter examinations show that she entered her fourth floor office and later left conveying her purse, after an hour,” said Mr Komu.
Notwithstanding, criminal investigators are confounded how her cell phone was hours after the fact found in her better half’s vehicle that was left close to the workplace.
“It shows up she was either abducted at the parking area after she opened the vehicle and put the tote containing her cell phone, or she enthusiastically dropped the things in the vehicle and left,” the upset spouse told Country by phone.
He said his significant other’s inability to appear at home for a third night has uplifted tension in the family.
Mr Komu was Sunday addressed by criminal investigators at the DCI central command and recorded an explanation with the group following the writer’s whereabouts. The couple dwelled in Machakos town.