A man, Francis Edward Strange, 56, called his family for the first time in 30 years about two weeks ago. At that time, his family had thought he had died. Strange had not spoken with his family since 1981 when he had moved to Australia and later Tokyo in 1992. The man, who gave his mother, Liz, a call after so long explained that he had been in jail in Kenya after allegedly stealing gold from a mine and could not afford his bail. Facing a possible seven-year prison sentence if found guilty, he called his mother to talk about his case and his prison term. He also revealed that he had been attacked twice by a convicted murderer. Strange the murderer had attempted ripping his throat out before hitting his head with a cooking pot. He narrated how he was kept in an overcrowded prison near Nairobi and was only st free after his passport for seized to prevent him from running away from Kenya. He accused Kenyan police of being easily manipulated by money and almost do not pursue justice. His brother, Gerrard had said he thought it was a scam till he answered some questions and provided some specific details. Strange said he will stay in Kenya and continue with his mining plans if he wins his case and extract minerals like manganese and iron ore.