Main suspect in female motorist assault arrested

Main suspect in female motorist assault arrested
  • PublishedMarch 14, 2022

Zachariah Nyaora Obadiah, the prime suspect, in last week’s assault on a female motorist along Nairobi’s Wangari Maathai road has been arrested. This is according to the Department of Criminal Investigations (DCI). In posts made on the official DCI social media pages, the suspect was arrested as he attempted to cross the Kenya-Tanzania border.

Detectives from the investigations department identified Nyaora as the main suspect in the attack though forensics. However, Nyaora escaped the DCI’s dragnet and has remained in the wind for the past one week.


Zachariah Nyaora Obadia, the country’s most wanted suspect who has been on the run for sexual assault has been arrested. Obadia, who masterminded the ghastly sexual attack on a woman along Wangari Maathai road, has been arrested minutes ago at the Kenya-Tanzania pic.twitter.com/ODvTmTH9Zr

— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) March 14, 2022

The DCI organized for the suspect to be airlifted to Nairobi where he will charged. Already, several suspects of the attack have been arraigned in court.

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The arrest of Nyaora was not received with enthusiam from a section of Kenyan online with some choosing to make light of the situation.

Airborne for what to enjoy the flight again..this one would have been bundled on a cruiser then drove back to Nairobi on a speed of 150ph

— JOSEPH BARASA (@BarasaJoseph) March 14, 2022

Airborne ni kwa boot ya Forester 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣. Anyway, deal with him.

— Fidel Anthony (@Fidz_Phlegmatic) March 14, 2022

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