Since the death of the two brothers, Mutura Emmanuel who was 19 years old and Njiru Benson who was 22 years old, their family and many people were left with questions on what transpired to their death but till now the exact cause of their death is not yet confirmed.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 Six police offices in the murder of the two Kionjoma Brothers enjoy freedom after the Court freed them from jail on 300,000 Kenya shillings cash bail each by a Court in Nairobi. In the statement by the Court, the Six police officers have denied freedom of going back to Kionjoma in Embu where the two brothers got killed.
A Nairobi court has released the six police officers after being accused of killing two brothers. The two were released on a cash bail of ksh. 300,000 and ordered them not to visit the crime scene. The crime scene is in Embu and the accused have been ordered not to go near the scene and also if they want to go to the scene they must obtain a court order.
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.
Six police officers accused of killing two Kianjokoma brothers have finally been freed on cash bail. The officers were granted Sh300,000 cash bail on Thursday afternoon, months after being charged with two counts of murder. The six; Benson Mbuthia, Consolota Kariuki, Nicholas Cheruiyot, Martin Wanyama, Lilian Cherono and James Mwanikiwere pleaded not guilty on September 2nd.
Six police officers linked to the murder of two brothers in Kianjokoma, Embu County have been freed on a 300,000 shillings cash bail each. Most guys have said that it has nothing to do with the courts. It is the DCI who presented weak evidence to the DPP.
Court has freed the police of officers who were main suspects of extra judicial killings of kianjokoma brothers. The suspects identified as Benson Mbuthia, Consolota Kariuki, Nicholas Cheruiyot, Martin Wanyama, Lilian Cherono and James Mwanikiwer have been in police custody since August when they were arrested.
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.