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.
Two more police officers have been arrested following the mysterious death of the two Embu brothers. Photo (Courtesy) The two were placed in the scene of the controversial death of the brothers in which police alleged that they had jumped off a moving vehicle. Their arrest was done after the investigating officers asked for more 14 days to probe into the matter following the first arrest of the six officers who were on duty during the incident.
The cops were charged and denied the accusations before Justice Daniel Ogembo at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi. They are suspected of murdering Benson Njiru, 22, and his brother, Emmanuel Mutua, 19, who were apprehended on August 1 and whose remains were discovered discarded in a mortuary on August 3.
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.
Five of the six police officers accused of killing two brothers in Embu appear in court on Tuesday. Photo/Courtesy The six police officers accused of killing two Kiangoma brothers are in more trouble even before their case kicks off in court. Their legal team of 10 lawyers led by Defence counsel Danstan Omari have quit the case citing unknown reasons as the officers appeared before Justice Daniel Ogembo to plead to charges of murder.
Ten lawyers who was representing the Kianjokoma six police officers have quit the case. The six police officers charged with murder case was brought to the Milimani court today to be charged with the murder. The six police officers were charged with the murder case odd the Embu two brothers, Emmanuel Mutura and Benson Njiru.
Benson Njiru Ndwiga,22, and Emmanuel Mutura,19, were killed while in police custody on 1st August,2021 at Kianjokoma,Embu county.They had been accused of allegedly disobeying curfew hours.An autopsy performed at Embu Level 5 hospital showed that the brothers died after jumping out of the police car which was shown by broken ribs and head injuries caused by a blunt object.
Photo/courtesy/ Police officers linked to the murder of Kianjokoma brothers The six police officers who were presented before the Milimani Law Court Magistrate Daniel Ndugi for a link with the murder of the two Embu brothers, Benson Njiru and Emmanuel Mutura. The six officers include Corporal Benson Mbuthia, Corporal Consolata Kariuki, Constable Martin Wanyama, Constable Lilian Cherono, Constable Nicholus Sang, and Constable James Mwaniki.
All credits to IPOA for the great work they are doing. Currently the Kianjokoma brothers are yet to receive justice but so far so good the procedure is fair. On Monday 16th of August inspector general of police released an IPOA statement demanding the officers charged with the murder of Benson Njiru 22, and Emmanuel Mutura 19, to surrender all their firearms and any other government store.
Kenyans expressed different opinions after two female police officers appeared among the six officers linked to the death of Kianjomoka brothers. (Photo Courtesy/Nation Media Group) The six officers which comprises of 2 ladies and 4 men; Corporal Benson Mbuthia, Corporal Consolata Kariuki, Constable Martin Wanyama, Constable Lilian Cherono, Constable Nicholus Sang, and Constable James Mwaniki, were presented before Milimani Law Courts Magistrate Daniel Ndugi on Tuesday 17th of August
Six cops connected to the murder of two siblings, Benson Njiru and Emmanuel Mutura, in Kianjokoma, Embu Region, will be detained for 14 days pending fulfilment of examinations. The six; Corporal Benson Mbuthia, Corporal Consolata Kariuki, Constable Martin Wanyama, Constable Lilian Cherono, Constable Nicholus Sang, and Constable James Mwaniki, were introduced under the steady gaze of Milimani Law Courts Justice Daniel Ndugi on Tuesday morning.
Inspector-General of Police Hilary Mutyambai provided an update on the Kianjokoma brothers case, in which two brothers, Benson Njiru and Emmanuel Mutura, died mysteriously after being apprehended by police officers. The six; Corporal Benson Mbuthia, Corporal Consolata Kariuki, Constable Martin Wanyama, Constable Lilian Cherono, Constable Nicholus Sang, and Constable James Mwaniki, were presented before Milimani Law Courts Magistrate Daniel Ndugi Today.