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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.