Rapper Octopizzo denies beating boy, 19, now dead
A Kenyan rapper is at the focal point of occasions that prompted the passing of an adolescent in Nairobi’s Woodley estate.
Octopizzo, whose real name is Henry Ohanga, is said to have been involved in the murder of the 19-year old University student whom he found in his house in unclear circumstances.
According to KTN, the family of the late Kenneth Abom is certain Octopizzo has a hand in the death of their son who was a student at Strathmore University in Nairobi.
Kenneth allegedly hurried to their home on the fourth floor with a cut on the correct side of his head and blood-recolored shirt.
As indicated by observers, who are likewise inhabitants of Newbury court in the estate, Kenneth fled as Octopizzo sought after him.
“He was immediately told to stop and told that Kenneth was a resident,” said Anthony Wanga, a neighbour.
Abom’s family depicted Newbury court as a calm and tranquil neighborhood where everyone knew alternate inhabitants and was stunned by unforeseen development.
His sibling, Paul Abom, said Kenneth dashed to the washroom to tidy himself up and the following thing they realized he had fallen through the window to the ground.
“He was rushed to Nairobi Women’s Hospital and then referred to Kenyatta National Hospital where doctors promised that he would recover,” Paul said.
His dad, Aggrey Abom, said Kenneth looked well on Friday and appeared to recoup, however on Saturday at around 10am, he passed on.
“No, I did not hit the boy. His father was the first person I talked to after the incident. I did not know what he came to do in my house. An hour later, we heard that the boy dropped from the fourth floor,” Octopizzo said.
Abom said Kenneth had a cut on the correct side of his temple and they presumed he may have been hit with an unpolished item.
He said Octopizzo, being a superstar who numerous young people turn upward to, and being new in the area, could have pulled in Kenneth’s interest.
Octopizzo has anyway denied hitting the kid and said he didn’t have any acquaintance with him or anything about him.
Abom said they were yet to report the issue, yet Octopizzo said police visited and investigated the zone.
The rapper went to the spotlight scarcely 10 years back. He is known to have discharged tunes like Ivo, Voices of Kibera, Swag and Oliel. ~ SDE