The body of an Administration Police officer Ayub Ole Deroni who was with Public Works Principal Secretary Mariam El Maawy when over 30 armed suspected Al-Shabaab militants hijacked their vehicle at Milihoi in Lamu West on Thursday has been found.

Mr Deroni’s body which was badly burnt was found in the forest near the scene of the attack on Saturday.

Lamu County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri confirmed that the body was found at around 10am by security officers conducting operation in the area.

He said the body has already been taken to the Mpeketoni Sub-County hospital mortuary.


“It is true. Security officers in operation have discovered the body of PS Mariam El Maawy’s bodyguard today at around 10am in the forest near the incident at Milihoi.

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