Witchcraft claims: Mystery of Meru man missing since 2016

Geoffrey Gitere search party

A scene of crime officer is pictured at the site where sleuths dug up an abandoned well on March 31, 2021, in a search for Geoffrey Gitere, a resident of Karirwara village in Imenti North, Meru County. 

Photo credit: Charles Wanyoro | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The search for Mr Gitere had gone cold until August last year, when a resident accused Ms Jane Mwaromo, one of his wives, of being an accessory to his murder.

Palpable suspense is hanging over a remote village in Meru County, where detectives have suspended an excavation in a search for a man thought to have been buried in an abandoned well over four years ago.

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