The first Member of Parliament of the then Bungoma East Constituency, Mark Barasa, has been found dead under unclear circumstances.
Mr. Barasa went missing on Friday, December 16, 2022, and his mutilated body was discovered dumped in his Ndalu farm in Tongaren Constituency on Wednesday, according to his family.
According to the family, the late former MP, 98, vanished while going to Chesamisi in Kimilili Constituency to his other home.
The family has been thoroughly searching for him for the last 12 days.
Mzee Barasa was the first Bungoma East MP, which lied in the now Webuye West, Webuye East, Kimilili, and Tongaren constituencies between 1963 and 1969.
Sam Oduor is the editor-in-chief at the Western Kenya Times who leverages the power of the Internet in telling stories that shape opinions.