A Somali-American tycoon Bashir Mohamed whose body was found dumped in central Kenya after his mysterious disappearance died from strangulation says an autopsy report.
The exercise conducted by Chief Government Pathologist Johansen Oduor indicated that Bashir was tortured before his death.
There were signs of injuries from blunt objects and burns on diverse parts of the 36 year-old man’s body.
The post mortem report also revealed the signs of torture in the legs and toes.
The engineer and proprietor of Infinity Developers, based in Nairobi disappeared mysteriously after visiting Miale Lounge in Lavington in the Kenya’s capital on May 13.
A video footage shows his car being obstructed by another vehicle after leaving the premise in the company of yet to be disclosed persons.
After failing to show up at his Lavington home for two days, his family reported to the police and tried to trace his whereabouts including tracking his vehicle, but their efforts were fruitless.
On May 16, the deceased body was discovered along the banks of River Nyamindi in Kirinyaga, central Kenya by the local residents before being transferred to Kerugoya Level 5 Hospital morgue.
It was reported the body had deep cut wounds in the head and blood was oozing from the mouth and nose.
The family identified the body in the mortuary on Saturday and transported it to Nairobi on Sunday.
Bashir’s body will be released to his family ahead of 4 pm burial in line with Islamic customs.