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 senior police officer has been jailed for four years on allegations of receiving a bribe from a bodaboda operator in Mukuyuni,Makueni county,prosecutor's believed that the case against Henry Mutunga had overwhelming evidence and he should be jailed,James Mwaniki who was presiding over his case told the court that Mutunga committed the atrocities on a civilian who had come to collect his bike,but instead of him surrendering his motorbike peacefully he accused him of wanting to rob it.
The murder case of the Kianjakoma brothers is still fresh in the memories of Kenyans and the wound is still very fresh and painful for the family of the Kianjakoma brother. Indeed, this was a sad story for innocent Kenyans to dead in the hands of the people supposed to be protecting them.
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 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.
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and the Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA) have finally broken silence after officers linked to the murder of Kianjokoma brothers requested for the exhumation of their bodies so that an indipendent autopsy can be done. According to an update by Kenyans.co.ke, the two have opposed the request.
Six police officers accused of killing two brothers in Kianjokoma village in Embu County were finally charged in a dramatic day in court when six lawyers walked out on them. The six, Benson Mputhia, Consolata Njeri, Martin Wanyama, Nicholas Sang, Lillian Cherono and James Mwaniki could not believe it when all their attempts to block the charges hit a dead wall when Justice Daniel Ogembo dismissed their final attempt to derail the plea taking.
Hon Ndindi Nyoro, who is a Member of Parliament for Kiharu constituency, and also a close ally to DP Ruto attended a Send Off Event in Murang'a, said this about the late James Mwangi.￼ (Courtesy photo) According to his recent post, he stated that on Friday they rested the late James Mwaniki Gathekia, father to their CDF colleague, Joseph Ndung'u at Kongoini, Township ward.
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.
Four of the six police officers charged with murdering two Embu brothers have contracted Covid-19 while in custody. As a result, Corporal Benson Mbuthia Mabuuri and police constables Martin Musamali Wanyama, Nicholas Sang Cheruiyot and James Mwaniki Njohu did not attend court for the hearing of their bail application on Wednesday.
Following the arrest of the six police officers who have since been arraigned in the Milimani law courts in Upper hill Nairobi, the Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Haji has now directed the Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai to interdict two senior officers over the death of the two Kianjokoma brothers.
6 Police Cops Accused Of Murdering 2 Kianjokoma Brothers Back In Court And are Expected To Take a Plea
Six police officers accused of murdering two Kianjokoma brothers are back in court and are expected to take plea. The latest report comes when High Court dismissed the application by the six officers connected to the murder of the slain two Kianjokoma brothers, to have their bodies exhumed.
Four of the six police officers charged with murdering two Embu brothers have contracted COVID-19 while in custody. They were supposed to attend the court for the hearing of their bail application on Wednesday, September 23, but they failed due to their COVID-19 status. The four, Corporal Benson Mbuthia Mabuuri and police constables Martin Musamali Wanyama, Nicholas Sang Cheruiyot and James Mwaniki Njohu are currently in quarantine at the Kamiti Maximum prison.
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.
Four of the six police officers charged with the killing of the two Embu brothers have contracted Covid-19 while in custody. It is reported that, Corporal Benson Mbuthia Mabuuri and police constables Martin Musamali Wanyama, Nicholas Sang Cheruiyot and James Mwaniki Njohu did not present themselves in court for their hearing today Wednesday.
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.
Some few weeks ago, there was the trending story of the murdering of the two Kianjokoma brothers. Medical investigation reports from Embu level 5 hospital showed that the two brothers, Benson Njiru and Emmanuel Mutula succumbed because chest rib injuries. The six police officers involved in the murder are as follows;
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.
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.
Aftermath of Kianjokomas brothers' alleged murder, new details have emerged on how the police worked in cohorts in ensuring that key evidence related with the Kianjokoma brothers' horrific murder was interfered with. This revelation comes after the International Policing Oversight Commission (IPOA) recommended that six police officers namely Corporals Consolota Njeri and Benson Mbuthia, and Police Constables Lilian Cherono, Martin Wanyama, Nicholas Sang and James Mwaniki be charged with murder.