Report by Bernard Ndong for eDaily.
Three suspects in the murder of former Kenya and Homeboyz RFC forward Andrew Wekesa have been apprehended and detained at Mlolongo Police Station in Machakos County as details emerge of how the rugby ace met his death on Sunday night.
According to the Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD) in Mlolongo Sharma Wario, Wekesa was killed following a brawl that occurred outside a bar the outskirts of the Kenyan Capital Nairobi.
“He was in the company of another man when an argument ensued between him and another group. A fight broke out and it spilled into the street, “Wario told Citizen Digital.
The OCPD detailed that one of the three suspects went into a vehicle and emerged with what is believed to be a screwdriver after the well built rugby ace subdued them and proceeded to stab Wekesa in the chest.
Members of the public then rushed the stricken Homeboyz player to Shalom Hospital in Athi River but he succumbed to his injuries.
They also accosted the assailants and prevented them from leaving the scene of the incident.
“Police officers on patrol were alerted and they apprehended them, “Wario said adding that the trio was currently being interrogated.
Initial reports indicated the 25 year-old who is a graduate of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology graduate was waylaid and killed by thugs on his way to his Kitengela home.