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Kelvin Omwenga was shot during house party

Deceased businessman Kevin Omwega was killed during a party in his house in Nairobi, an IT expert has told the court.

Testifying before Milimani principal magistrate Bernard Ochoi, John Mwangi recounted the last moments with the deceased in his house.

The witness said on August 20, 2020, Kelvin hosted a party and invited friends for a drink and bite.

It turned out to be his final day on earth.

At about 11pm, one Robert Bodo, said to be Kelvin’s bodyguard and a suspect, in this case, asked to take leave.

“Kelvin and Bodo then moved to the deceased bedroom and after a short while l heard a loud bang,” Mwangi testified.

He said the deceased brother Wycliffe Omwega dashed to the bedroom and found Bodo holding a gun and Kelvin lying on the floor with blood oozing from his chest.

Mwangi adds that Wycliffe came back to the sitting room and told them that Bodo had shot his brother.

Mwangi and the other five guests rushed towards the bedroom and then they met Bodo in the corridor coming out of the bedroom shouting Kelvin has shot himself.

“We entered the bedroom and found Kevin lying on the floor,” Mwangi recounted.

The court heard that Mwangi and his other friends rushed Kevin to Nairobi Women’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The witness told the magistrate that Bodo did not accompany them to take Kevin to hospital but he joined them at Kilimani police station where they went to report the incident.

Bondo is charged alongside businessman Chris Obure with the misuse of a firearm.

The two are also facing charges in the High Court in connection with the death.

The hearing was adjourned to June 13.