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Police report reveals 7 fresh details on Ida Odinga's bodyguard's death

The police report says the suspect is a known person

Raila Odinga, Ida Odinga and bodyguard Barack Oduor

The police have revealed the circumstances under which Barack Oduor, a bodyguard attached to Ida Odinga was shot dead on Friday, October 14, 2022 in Riat, Kisumu County.

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The police report filed at Obunga Police Station revealed that Oduor was shot while in the company of a woman after a dispute ensued between him and a club manager in Kisumu.

The names of the suspected shooter and the woman have been ommitted in this report for legal reasons.

  1. The slain bodyguard was heading home after a night out in Dondez Bar and Restaurant, in the company of his friends- a man and a woman. 
  2. Upon reaching the estate where the woman lived, the suspect suddenly appeared at around 3:00 am and a scuffle ensued between the suspect and the trio. 
  3. In the process, the suspect disarmed Barack and fatally shot him twice in the head and leg. 
  4. Oduor’s male friend was shot in the leg and later rushed to Agakhan Hospital Kisumu in stable condition. 
  5. The assailant fled with the firearm of the slain police officer and DCI officers from Kisumu Central launched a man hunt for the known suspect. 
  6. A spent cartridge and bullet head of 9mm were recovered at the scene. 
  7. The police report was filed by the woman who was in the company of Oduor and his other friend.

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