“The results show five were strangled to death, they still had ropes around their necks, others had paper bag used to suffocate them. The other one died from an acid attack.”
Human Rights organisation, Haki Africa, says the six men, whose decomposing bodies were found at Tsavo West National Park last week, were tortured before being killed.
The organisation’s executive director, Hussein Khalid, has made the claims following completion of postmortem on the six bodies.
“The results show five were strangled to death, they still had ropes around their necks, others had paper bag used to suffocate them. The other one died from an acid attack,” said Khalid.
The postmortem examination were conducted at Nairobi City Mortuary where the bodies were transferred to from Makindu Hospital.
Results of DNA tests are however expected to take three to four weeks to be complete for the families to identify their kin.
The samples will be taken to the government chemist for testing.
About eight families had presented their DNA that will help in the identification of the decomposed bodies.
The bodies were discovered last week on Tuesday by two Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers at Kanga area in Tsavo West National Park, a kilometre away from the Nairobi-Mombasa highway.
All six bodies were naked and had no identification on them. The bodies are of young men of Somali (probably) origin.
Overview of National Parks and protected areas in Kenya + News about.
List of National Parks
Arawale National Reserve / Bisanadi National Reserve / Boni National Reserve / Buffalo Springs National Reserve / Dodori National Reserve / Kakamega Forest National Reserve / Aberdare National Park / Amboseli National Park / Arabuko Sokoke National Park / Central Island National Park / Chyulu Hills National Park / Hell's Gate National Park / Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park / Lake Nakuru National Park / Malindi Marine National Park / Malka Mari National Park / Masai Mara National Park / Meru National Park / Mombasa Marine Park / Mount Elgon National Park / Mount Kenya National Park / Mount Longonot National Park / Nairobi National Park / Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park / Ruma National Park / Saiwa Swamp National Park / Sibiloi National Park / Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Park / Watamu Marine National Park
List Of Nature Reserves
Kisumu Impala Sanctuary / Lake Bogoria National Reserve / Masai Mara National Reserve / Mwaluganje elephant sanctuary / Mwea National Reserve / Rimoi National Reserve / Samburu National Reserve / Shimba Hills National Reserve / Tana River Primate Reserve / Witu Forest Reserve (Utwani Forest Reserve)
Marine parks and reserves
Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park / Kiunga Marine National Reserve / Malindi Marine National Park / Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve / Tana River Primate National Reserve /Watamu Marine National Park
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