Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) arrested a murder suspect at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

In a statement by the DCI on Tuesday morning, the suspect identified as Ajak Dau Aketch, 38 years old, was to board a KLM flight to Arizona via Amsterdam.

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Ajak Dau Akech holds a hard copy of his refugee identification document.

He had been flagged down by detectives from Turkana West who were trailing him over a murder investigation.

DCI detectives based at JKIA in collaboration with officers have arrested one foreigner namely Ajak Dau Aketch aged 38 years on a stop order placed by DCI Turkana West detectives for the offence of murder,” part of the statement read.

Ajak Dau Akech, a South Sudan national, is a member of the Lost Boys of Sudan who fled from the civil war in Sudan in 1988 and walked 1,000 perilous miles to a refugee camp in Ethiopia, where they were rescued and shipped to Arizona, United Stated.

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