Kenyan Police Arrest Six Over Diplomat’s Murder
Police in Kenya said on Saturday they had arrested six people in connection with the murder by strangling of Venezuela’s most senior diplomat in the country at her residence in Nairobi.
On Friday, police said Olga Fonseca, Venezuela’s acting ambassador and charge d’affaires, had been found dead in her residence on her bed, but that it was unclear why she had been killed.
“We are holding six. Please give us time. Let us investigate,” Anthony Kibuchi, Nairobi area police commander, told Reuters by phone on Saturday, without giving more details.
Officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Kenyan staff at the embassy’s residence had complained to its Diplomatic Police Unit after the new envoy fired them.