In Summary
  • Chief Inspector of Police Sabina Kerubo was found drinking in a chang'aa den.
  • Ms Kerubo is said to have been cohabiting with Mr Oloo, who had been working at The Star.
  • Siaya County police commander Francis Kooli told the Nation that the journalist and the policewoman were in a love affair, but did not elaborate.

Chief Inspector of Police Sabina Kerubo, in whose house journalist Eric Oloo was found dead in Ugunja, Siaya County, has been arrested.

Ms Kerubo was found drinking in a chang'aa den.

The body of the 40-year-old journalist was found soaked in blood in a bed in the inspector's house on Thursday morning.

Ms Kerubo is said to have been cohabiting with Mr Oloo, who had been working at The Star.

Ugunja sub-county police commander Ibrahim Muchuma said the body was taken to Ambira sub-county hospital mortuary but did not give details.

"The issue is sensitive so we can't comment further. Kindly talk to my boss in Siaya," he said.

Journalist Eric Oloo's relative

Journalist Eric Oloo's mother, Keziah Oloo, and cousin Crispin Odhiambo are pictured at their home in Ugunja, Siaya County, on November 21, 2019. PHOTO | CAROLINE WAFULA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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