– Tycoon Tob Cohen went missing between July 19 and 20 after filing divorce case with his Kenyan wife
– The wife Wairimu was arrested and detained at Muthaiga police station in connection his disappearance
– Cohen claimed Wairimu was plotting to have him deported to native country Netherlands
– The tours and travel businessman had lived in Kenya for 32 years
Senior Crimes Unit detectives discovered decomposing body of missing Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen inside a septic tank at his Kitusuru residence on Friday, September 13.
Cohen, a former chief executive officer of Philips Electronics East Africa, went missing between July 19 and 20.
Prior to his mysterious disappearance, the late filed an assault and divorce case against his estranged Kenyan wife Sarah Wairimu Kamotho.
Wairimu was recently arrested and detained at Muthaiga police station in connection with the tycoon’s sudden disappearance.
In the assault case, Cohen said Wairimu was plotting to abuse the criminal justice system by colluding with officers from Parklands to prosecute him over assault he had not committed.
He also claimed had claimed Wairimu denied him his conjugal rights in dispute over the ownership of properties situated along Farasi, Lane Mugumoini.
The former Philips Electronics East Africa CEO said the intended prosecution was aimed having him deported from Kenya so that his properties are left with Wairimu.
In the ongoing probe, widow told police her husband was mentally ill and he needed to seek treatment in Thailand and she suspected he might have traveled on the day of his disappearance.
On Thursday, September 12, a Nairobi court ordered a mental health evaluation for the suspect to establish whether she was fit to face murder charge.
The defence team led by lawyer Philip Murgor strongly opposed the preferred charges saying the body of the deceased was non-existent.
The tours and travel businessman had lived in Kenya for 32 years.
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