It has been more than a month since Ethiopian businessman Samson Teklemichael was abducted by people posing as Kenyan police.
Now the wife, Milen Halefom, has appealed to the Chief of Staff, President Uhuru Kenyatta, to release her husband.
In a video request, Milen says the family is in trouble and would like help to find a missing businessman.
“My name is Milen Halefom. I am the wife of Ethiopian businessman Samson Teklemichael. My husband was abducted in broad daylight on November 19, 2021 in Kileleshwa, Nairobi by people identified as Kenyan police officers.
The abduction was recorded by passersby who witnessed the incident. Since then I have been to all the police stations in Nairobi and the police have never given me any information about my husband, the reason for his abduction or arrest, the alleged crime and his detention. It has been a month of suffering for me and my family. “
She continued, “My children and I did not go to bed hoping that my husband and father would return home. I ask the Kenyan and Ethiopian governments to help me find Sammy. “
She directed hee petition to Uhuru, saying, “I personally request President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya and all the media locally and internationally to assist my family in resolving this issue.
My husband was not a criminal to justify such treatment. I do not know anyone who accused him of committing a crime. He was a businessman who was only concerned about his personal affairs when they took him away. “
Her request continued: “Inspector General of Police Hilary Mutyambai and DCI George Kinoti, please help my husband from your officers who took him or at least be translated into justice so that we know his crime. “
Milen said her children are devastated by the disappearance of their father and no one knows where he is.
“My children aged 14, 11 and 4 were starving because of the pain of not seeing their father, the adults saw even their father’s clip being abducted and cried asking questions that I could not answer, what did we do. worthy of this? “