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DCI to launch forensic investigations into Kakamega ‘twins’



Sharon, Mevis and Melon


The Directorate of Criminal Investigations(DCI) says it is believes forensic investigation will establish if any criminal act was committed or any mitigating circumstances that may have led to the present status surrounding the highly publicized story of the Kakamega twin puzzle.

In a tweet Thursday, the DCI is appealing to families concerned to report to DCI offices in Kakamega  to facilitate investigations to commence.

Richard Olukhakha and Rosemary Onyango, a couple from Kakamega County believe Sharon Mathias, a 19-year-old girl raised by Angeline Omina who resides in Kangemi, Nairobi, is their daughter.

Sharon bears a striking resemblance with couple’s 19-year old daughter Melon Lutenyo, who was born in the same hospital, Kakamega Teaching and Referral Hospital as Sharon, though on different days.

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Olukhakha and his wife Rosemary are pleading for a DNA examination to verify the parentage of the children and put the matter to rest.

Meanwhile, eighteen suspected criminals have been arrested during a swoop by police officers in Eastleigh and Pumwani estates in Nairobi on Wednesday night.

According to police, the suspects have been illegally manning stages and engaging in other organized crimes.

The raid was conducted in several bus termini in the two estates by a joint force drawn from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Administration Police and regular police.

According to police the suspects will be arraigned in court Thursday.


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