Ex-Kilifi Deputy Governor Kenneth Kamto killed


Kilif County Deputy Governor Kenneth Kamto addresses Rabai residents on October 22, 2016 | Photo Courtesy Nation
Kilif County Deputy Governor Kenneth Kamto addresses Rabai residents on October 22, 2016 | Photo Courtesy Nation

In Summary

  • It's alleged that Kamto was shot dead by unknown assailants in the wake of Thursday morning at his residence in Nyali, Mombasa.
  • Mombasa County Commissioner Evans Achoki confirmed the incident saying police have began investigations and more details will be provided later.
  • Kamto who served as ODM Kilifi branch chairman before ditching the party for Jubilee was Gideon Mung’aro's running mate in the 2017 General elections.

Former Deputy Governor for Kilifi county Kenneth Kamto is dead.

It is alleged that Kamto was shot dead by unknown assailants in the wake of Wednesday  morning at his residence in Nyali, Mombasa County.

Mombasa County Commissioner Evans Achoki confirmed the incident saying police have begun investigations and more details will be provided later.

The body of the deceased was moved to Pandya Hospital Mortuary.

Kamto who served as ODM Kilifi branch chairman before ditching the party for Jubilee was Gideon Mung’aro’s running mate in the 2017 General elections.

They however lost to incumbent Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi.

In October, Kamto appeared in a Shanzu court in Mombasa alongside Kennedy Ngala to answer to fraud charges.

The former DG and his co-accused Kennedy Ngala were accused of obtaining over Ksh.1million from Lawrence Mochama through false pretense.

The charge sheet stated Kamto got Ksh. 700,000 while Ngala obtained Ksh. 400, 000. The duo however denied all charges leveled against them.

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