Wife of missing Dutch billionaire detained for 12 days

By Zadock Angira On Mon, 2 Sep, 2019 11:17 | < 1 min read
Kiambu Chief Magistrate Patriciah Gichohi on September 2, 2019, allowed police to hold Ms Sarah Wairimu for 12 days as probe over her missing husband continues. PHOTO | ZADOCK ANGIRA
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    Directorate of Criminal Investigations detectives are treating his wife as a murder suspect but have not yet confirmed if the Dutch international was killed.

Sarah Wairimu, the wife of missing Dutch billionaire, Tob Cohen has been detained for 12 days to allow detectives conclude investigations into his whereabouts.

According to detectives, Cohen was last seen in a club in Parklands, Nairobi on July 20, around 3 pm where he is said to have met two women before he disappeared and his phone switched off.

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations are treating his wife as a murder suspect but have not yet confirmed if the Dutch international was killed.

Wairimu’s lawyer, Philip Murgor, said the police are not investigating murder and that if the police had a case they should bring it to the attention of his client.

The latest development comes amid pressure from the Netherlands Embassy in Nairobi and Cohen’s business associates to establish the billionaires whereabouts.