The elite Recce squad officers arrive at DP Ruto’s home on Saturday, July 29. Photo: NTV Kenya/Facebook
Blow by blow account of the mysterious one-man attack at DP Ruto’s home
Kenyan police have released a blow by blow account of the attack at the DP Ruto’s Sugoi home on Saturday, July 29 – An intruder attacked an officer on the gate with a machete, wounded him on the head, hands and leg and made away with his gun – The intruder then ran to an unfinished building in DP Ruto’s farming complex and hid from the officers – One of the evening shift police officers who was taking a nap in a building close to the unfinished business was killed by the intruder The Kenyan police has released a blow by blow account of the attack at DP Ruto’s Sugoi home on Saturday, July 29. READ ALSO: IEBC thrown into confusion as senior ICT manager goes missing An unknown intruder made his way to the gate of Ruto’s home, fished out a machete and attacked the office manning the gate. The officer received bad cuts on the head, legs and arms and lost his gun in the fight. The intruder then ran for an unfinished building in DP Ruto’s compound where he hid from the officers.
A night-duty police officer who was sleeping at a building near the attackers hideout went missing. He was feared to have been held captive by the intruder. READ ALSO: Police reveal who attacked DP Ruto’s Sugoi home in Eldoret The elite trained Recce squad officers were flown in based on the nature of the attack but were unable to access the hideout. An Armored Personnel Carrier was brought to give the officers cover as they accessed the building. Police officers outside the perimeter of DP Ruto’s home. Photo: Standardmedia Early on the morning of Sunday, the elite squad gunned down the intruder and normalized the situation. The officer who had gone missing was found at the building . He had been killed by the intruder. READ ALSO: I predicted the attack on Ruto’s home- City Pastor The police also revealed that the only parts that were breached in the attack were the outer gate of the farm complex that houses the officers quarters and residential quarters. DP Ruto’s residence which is accessed by an inner gate remained under tight security and was not breached. The police have began investigations to get to the bottom of the matter and unravel the mystery of the attack.