Professor George Saitoti died after a horrific police helicopter crash on Sunday 10th June in Kibiku forest in Ngong. He perished together with his internal security minister Orwa Ojode and four others who include two pilots and two bodyguards. Questions abound about the cause of the accident and though Raila Odinga was quick to warn Kenyans not to speculate (he was quick to speculate the cause of the Moi Avenue blast some weeks earlier) the rumour mill in Kenya is unstoppable.
Mutahi Ngunyi, an avid political analyst in Kenya appeared on the popular K24 TV Capital Talk show dubbed "The Bench" hosted by award winning former CNN journalist Jeff Koinange. On the question of Saitoti's death, Mutahi Ngunyi was quick to theorise that Saitoti was assassinated. Saitoti's demise may be linked to drug cartels, Kibaki succession, the fight against the Somali militants Al Shabab or the ICC cases where Saitoti could have been a potential witness.
Here is the interview