A teacher identified as Mr. Ben Kiptoo from Tebe, Kapyego Ward has been reported missing after what is believe to be an abduction.
According to a facebook post by Elgeyo Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen seen by North Rift Mirror, Kiptoo who is currently teaching Napeki primary school in Trans Nzoia county has been missing since yesterday 11am.
The latest tracking of the teacher shows he is inside Chepchoina Forest in Endebess sub-county , Trans nzoia county.
“I am also informed he called a few minutes ago expressing concerns about his life.” reads part of Murkomen Facebook post.
Murkomen further beseech the abductors to spare the life Mwalimu Kiptoo.
“If you are involved I really beg you to spare the life of Mwalimu Kiptoo. Have mercy on him for the sake of his wife and children. Please”
This comes in the wake of recent spates of abductions in Elgeyo Marakwet.
Last week, the former MCA Kapyego Ward was whisked away by people who claimed to be police officers at around 12 PM in his shop at Rock Center, 4 kilometres from Eldoret town.
His body was two days later found in Kamatira forest in West Pokot county.