Kenya Probes Mysterious Disappearance of Horn of Africa Analyst Abdiwahab Abdisamad
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has opened a probe into the mysterious disappearance of Horn of Africa Analyst Abdiwahab Sheikh Abdisamad.
Abdiwahab, the executive director of the Institute for Horn of Africa Strategic Studies, was last seen along Turbman Road in Nairobi CBD at around 10:00 am on Wednesday.
It is alleged that the 55-year-old was accosted by unknown people who handcuffed him and forced him into a vehicle that sped off towards Muindi Mbingu Street.
A security guard who witnessed the suspected kidnapping said Abdiwahab struggled with his abductors before they overpowered him.
Witnesses said the vehicle used by the abductors was a white double-cabin pick-up registration number KCW 341Y.
His family filed a missing person’s report at the Central and Akila police stations.