Photo Courtesy. The last few weeks have not been the best for six officers from Embu who are accused of brutally killing two young men who were brothers from Kianjakoma. The two are said to have been killed by officers who were enforcing curfew. The six are Corporal Benson Mbuthia, Corporal Consolata Kariuki, Constable Martin Wanyama, Constable Lilian Cherono, Constable Nicholus Sang, and Constable James Mwaniki.
A week after six police officers linked to murder of Kianjokoma brothers were arraigned and detained for 14 days to give room for proper investigations, two more officers who are believed to have had a hand in the brutal killings have been put behind bars bringing the total number of implicated officers to eight.
The death of Kianjakoma brothers left Kenyans in shock and fear for their lives. It was the hope of every Kenyan that justice will be served to the family, friends and Kianjakoma resident. Currently, there is a glimpse that justice will be served. Today, the detectives of Directorates of Criminal Investigation arrested six officers who were allegedly involved in the death of Kianjakoma brothers.
Six police officers accused of involvement in the killing of two boys in Kianjokoma village, Embu County, will be held at the Capitol Hill Police Station for 14 days while the case is investigated. Consolota Njeri, Benson Mbuthia, Lilian Cherono, Martin Wanyama, Nicholas Sang, and James Mwaniki were ordered to remain in jail by Milimani Court magistrate Daniel Ndungi due to the danger of witness interference.
The death of the Kianjokoma Brothers Benson and Emmanuel in the hands of the police officers led to demonstrations as the public demanded for there justice. Six police officers who were implicated in their death were arrested a few days ago and detained so that not to interfere with evidence.
The mysterious death of Kianjokoma brothers has been a viral story in the country since the beginning of this month. The two lost their life after being arrested for defying curfew hours. According to the killers, the brothers are said to have jumped from the speeding police vehicle which made them sustain injuries that led to their death.
Six officers alleged to have a hand in the deaths of two brothers from Kianjakom a in Embu County now want the bodies exhumed and the pathology examination undertaken again. The accused Benson Mbuthia, Consolota Kariuki, Nicholas Cheruiyot, Martin Wanyama, Lilian Cherono and James Mwanikiwere, want the application certified as urgent honored first before they are slapped with any charges.
PHOTO COURTESY A case has been filed by six accused police officers who are alleged to have killed the Kianjoma brothers in Embu county to have the bodies exhumed. In a report the six, Nicholas Cheruiyot, Martin Wanyama, James Mwanikiwere, Benson Mbuthia and Consolata Kariuki plead with the court order further investigations be done before charges made to them.
The murder of the two Embu brother's sparked a lot of outcry to the nation as everyone continues insisting justice to the duo. According to the IPOA's report, the two were murdered under cold blood by 6 police cop's whose names are; Corporal Consolanta Njeri, Corporal Benson Mbuthia, Constable Lilian Cherono, Constable James Mwaniki, Constable Martin Wanyama and Constable Nicholus Sang.
The six police officers arrested over the killing of the two brothers from Kianjokoma, Embu County arrived at the Milimani Law Courts at around 12 pm on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. The officers were escorted into the court under heavy police presence. The officers are:
Over a couple of weeks ago, the news of the brutal killing of two brothers from Kianjokoma in Embu county by police officers for allegedly flaunting the COVID-19 containment measures have been the topic of discussion as the call for justice intensifies. This resulted in the arrest of six police officers who linked to that murder.
Six Police Officers were today presented in court to answer to the charges of murder of the Kianjokoma two brothers Benson and Emmanuel. The prosecution is seeking to have the officers jailed for 14 days as they conclude investigation to have them jailed with murder. The six police officers will be charged with negligence and failure to handle the two brothers well.
On Friday two brothers were laid to rest, this is after they were found death and their bodies dumped in Embu mortuary. After investigation and autopsy it was revealed that they died as results of torture they received from the police after they were found out past curfew hours.
Last week was a sad one of the family and friends of the Kianjokoma brothers who were buried at there home in Kianjokoma. They were murdered in the hands of police officers which called for immediate justice. The IPOA did an investigation on the incident and finally gave a report to the office of the DPP.
Kenyans on Twitter have expressed mixed reactions after six police officers accused of killing the two Kianjokoma brothers want the bodies exhumed. The police officers who are still in custody have filed a case through their lawyer Danstan Omari seeking to exhume the two bodies for a postmortem to be redone.
The case involving the tragic death of the two Kianjokoma brothers takes a new twist as the six police officers involved in the death of the brothers now want the body to be exhumed in order to allow for further invesito take place. All these come after the six through their lawyer Danstan Omari made claims that the two boys might have jumped from a moving police vehicle, something that might have led to their death.
The country has witnessed the killings of youths in the recent weeks and many have come out to call for justice to prevail with the recent one being of four young men killed for supposedly mistaken as cattle rustlers.Last week the two brothers from Embu county were laid to rest in one grave in and it was a very emotional event.The two brothers are said to have been arrested by the police past curfew hours and they were later found at the hospital mortuary death.
Netizens React After Name Of The Six Police Allegedly Involved in Killing Of Embu Brothers are Named
The killing of two brothers from Kianjokoma has been on the public domain. This has stirred mixed reactions from Netizens on social media. After the names of the six police officers with the ranks of corporals and constables were named, Kenyans went live to air their feelings on what they feel should be done to the six for justice to be witnessed.
The six police officers, linked to the murder of the two brothers in Embu County, were arraigned in court on Tuesday. The six Corporals; Benson Mbuthia, Consolata Kariuki, Martin Wanyama, Lilian Cherono, Nicholas Sang and James Mwaniki, were presented before Milimani law courts magistrate Daniel Ndugi.
Independent Police Oversight Authority(IPOA) have revealed out the name and the ranks of the six officers that were found guilty of the mysterious death of the Kianjakoma brothers. The Six officers mentioned in the charge sheet taken to the court include Corporal Consolata Njeri, Corporal Benson Mbuthia, Constable Lilian Cherono, Constable Martin Wanyama, Constable Nicholas Sang and Constable James Mwaniki who was the driver of the vehicle ferrying the brothers alongside other people that were arrested.