Slain ICC witness Meshack Yebei’s wife attacked by thugs

ICC headquarters. PHOTO/VINCENT van ZEIJST
Wife of slain ICC witness Meshack Yebei is recuperating at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital after attack by thugs at her home in Eldoret.
The widow’s husband Mr Yebei, who went missing in December 2015, was expected to testify in the case against Deputy President William Ruto.
Yebei disappeared under mysterious circumstances in before his body was found dumped at the Man-Eaters area of Tsavo National Park.

He was reportedly abducted at his home in Eldoret where he had gone to visit his family. Mr Yebei’s family claimed that his disappearance was connected to his involvement in the ICC case.

The family believes he was tortured before his body was dumped at the Man-Eaters area of Tsavo National Park.

Yebei’s brother, Reverend Moses Kisorio, and human rights activist Ken Wafula on Wednesday said they will fight for justice and ensure his killers are brought to book.

DNA tests have confirmed that the body that was found Man-Eaters area of Tsavo National Park was that of Yebei.

It had one eye gouged out, a bullet wound behind the neck and the private parts appeared to have been mutilated.

“Our brother died a painful death but we thank God we have finally found his body so we can lay him to rest,” Kisorio said then.

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