High Profile Murders that have at one time been claimed to be murdered by Deputy President of Kenya.
William Ruto is the current Deputy President of Kenya serving his second term under the Jubilee government since Taking office in 2013 and controversial reelection in 2017.
Ruto is certainly on of the most love politician in Kenya owing to his tendency of interacting with youths in the grassroots and addressing some view issues affecting them head on.
He is arguably the current leading candidate in the quest to replace President Uhuru Kenyatta as the next President come 2022 if he retires constitutionally.
However, despite been loved by majority of Kenyans and leading the hustler nation, DP Ruto seems to be a dangerous man who can kill anyone who stands on his way blocking his progress.
Below are some of the High Profile Murders that have at one time been claimed to be murdered by him.
Jacob Juma was a Kenyan billionaire and a hard critic of the Reigning Jubilee government since it took over in 2013. He didn’t shy away from throwing ‘bullets’ at President Kenyatta and his government whenever he got the opportunity on Twitter to do so.
His life began hanging on a thread the more he continued to scrutinize it and he began receiving death threats each and every day.
He at one time wrote that Ruto was planning his death on twitter as follows: “The person who is obsessed with plans to kill me is William Ruto. I am aware about it. I know that my assassination was discussed on Tuesday.”
He was assassinated along Nairobi Westlands when his car was found sprayed with 10 bullets after a car blocked his path while he was coming from his bar in the early morning hours.
After Juma’s brutal death in Man 2016, a young man identified as Douglas Nyakundi who claimed to be working as a messenger in the office of Deputy president came out with a letter confession of how Juma’s death was planned and executed.
He was said to have got the letter from his boss who used to work in the office simply identified as Rono.
Mutula Kilonzo Snr.
Mutula Kilonzo senior died while he was still a senator of Makueni county in bed at his home in Makueni. Several sources claimed he died after a blood clotting due to high blood pressure while others claimed it was some sort of overdose.
However, according to his son Mutula Kilonzo Jr, his father was killed by some people in the government as he knew something about the 2007/08 post-election violence which has been linked to DP Ruto.
Kilonzo snr. Was for longtime represented Ruto as his lawyer from 2003
Before his death, he had received a letter from ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo been called to testify about the case between Kenyatta and Ruto which was heating up.
Yebei was a witness in ICC court in the case involving DP Ruto in connection to 2007/08 post-election violence in the Rift valley.
Prior to his death he was to testify against the second in command in the Hague based court but never lived to see the day.
He’s said to have vanished when he took his child to a hospital in Rift valley for some treatment. His body was found lying on a River with eyes gouged out, cut his tongue, without private parts, and ahead bullet wound.
Sergeant Kipyegon Kenei
Kenei was working as a security guard at William Ruto’s Harambee House Annex office before he was found dead in his Nairobi’s Imara Daima estate house.
His death came when Ruto together with former sports CS Rashid Echesa were Embroiled in multi billions firearms scam.
Kenei was reportedly killed to silence him as he knew something about the meeting which was held at the office as he was the one who received the guests.
Ruto gave an eyebrow-raising statement that the meeting lasted for only 23 minutes while the DCI boss said his CCTV footage shows it lasted for about an Hour and some minutes.