Kitui County police officers, are investigating a matter in which a form two student was murdered by unknown people after he won Ksh200,000 from a betting firm.
The student, Syengo Nyamai, 17, of Mavindini Day Mixed Secondary School is said to have won two weeks ago when he gambled in the Man united and Newcastle United game for the carabao cup.
The match was played on February 26.
According to the DCI boss Collins Karanja, investigations are been done to establish the last people who were with the boy or communicating with him before he was murdered.
After missing for 6 days, The body of the boy was found on Saturday, March 4 dumped in a thicket a few kilometers from his home in Maliku area.
The boss also confirmed that they are holding two suspects and when they are through with investigations they will be presented in court.
A postmortem revealed that the young boys eyes were gouged out, his right hand broken and he had several injuries on the head.
The elder brother to Syengo Nyamai, revealed that he had used a neighbors identity card to register a Safaricom SIM card , that he later used to register on the betting site, but he did not tell the family he had won the money.
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