Kenyan cement tycoon Chetan Vyas was on Tuesday found brutally killed at his house in Kericho County.
The lifeless body of Vyas, who is the proprietor of Rai Cement, was found inside his bedroom at his home located within Rai Cement factory premises in Sigowet, Kericho County.
Confirming the incident, Kericho Deputy Police Commander Paul Nasio said his killers gained access to the house through the roof.
“They lifted the tiles from the roof, gaining access to the house through the kitchen store before proceeding to the bedroom where Siaz was sleeping,” said Nasio.
His hands and legs were knotted with a rope that was also tied around his neck, according to Nasio.
Nasio said the suspects disconnected CCTV camera mounted outside the house but their images were captured by CCTV inside the house. However, they could not be identified as they covered their faces with masks.
The criminals made away with some bags whose contents are unknown. Police have opened investigations into the killing of the businessman.
His body was taken to Kisumu County Hospital mortuary.