Echesa Conned Me Off My Husband’s Cars- Widow

Details have emerged of how former Sports CS Rashid Echesa acquired the high-end cars detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) seized on Monday, March 2.

According to the DCI, the raid was made following a complaint made to the public complaints Section by a Kisumu widow.

The complainant, Esther Kabura filed a report at the DCI headquarters on February 24, accusing Echesa of fraudulently transferring to his possession her late husband’s three cars.

FOLLOWING a complaint made to the @DCI_Kenya Public Complaints Section by a Kisumu resident of Former CS Rashid Echesa having fraudulently transferred to his possession her late husband’s three Motor vehicles; a Passat KAY 388A, KBZ 009J Toyota LandCruiser V8 & KBN 242N Toyota, Mark X in 2016,” read part of the statement from DCI.


In the report, Kabura revealed that Echesa was a close friend to her late husband Patrick Akifuma and he would occasionally hire one of the deceased’s cars, a Toyota Land Cruiser V8, which he allegedly failed to return after his friend’s death.

Kabura further said that after her husband’s death in March 2016, she tried to repossess the car but in vain.

She later discovered that Echesa had transferred the ownership of the vehicles to his name.

According to her, Echesa was in the company of her husband when he died. and that the

DCI officers on Monday raided Echesa’s Karen residence at around 9 am but Echesa refused to open the gate, insisting that he could only do that in the presence of his lawyer.

During the raid, five luxurious vehicles were impounded.

The vehicles included a Range Rover, VW Passat, Toyota Land Cruiser and a Toyota saloon.

The detectives have also established that the registration number KCW 298Q of a Toyota Land Cruiser V8 is forged.

The sleuths said that the number belongs to another vehicle, a Mazda registered to Irene Mueni.

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