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.
[Photo courtesy] Six police officers linked to the deaths of the two Embu brothers were on Monday evening arrested and transferred to Nairobi in accordance with the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji order to the inspector general of police. The six were arraigned at the Milimani Law Courts on Tuesday(August 17, 2021) under a miscellaneous application after a thorough investigation and report by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA ) who recommended their prosecution.
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.
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.
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.
The Director of Public Prosecutions has declined to free the six security officers charged with the killing of two Kianjokoma brothers in Embu County. The DPP argued that the six police officers will be a threat to victims if freed on bail and alter with witnesses who subjected them in the killing of Benson Njiru Ndwiga and Emmanuel Mutura Ndwiga.
Court FREES Kionjokomo 6 Police Officer's 300,000 Ksh Cash Bail Each, Orders Them Out Of Kionjokomo.
Court FREES Kionjokomo 6 Police Officer's 300,000 Ksh Cash Bail Each, Orders Them Out Of Kionjokomo. The court on this Thursday has freed Kionjokomo six police officer's on a 300,000 Kenya shillings cash bail each further ordered them not to go at Kionjokomo and the crime scene in Embu without the courts permission.
The murder trial of the two slain Embu brothers Benson Njiru and Emmanuel Mutura is still gaining more momentum towards getting justice for their brutal murder. The six police officers namely; Corporal Consolota Njeri, Corporal Benson Mbuthia, Constable Lilian Cherono, Constable Martin Wanyama, Constable Nicholas Sang, and Constable James Mwaniki are in for being the main suspects of the murder of the two because they were the ones who arrested them.
The fate of the six police officers linked to the death of the two Embu brothers hangs in the balance as the court allows the state to detain them for 14 days. According to the Milimani Law Courts Principal Magistrate, Daniel Ndugi, the six will be detained for 14 days as requested by the State so that investigations can be concluded.
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.
The family of the Benson Njiru and Emmanuel Mutura has expressed their satisfaction with judicial system after the 6 police officers alleged to have killed their sons were arrested and charged. The funeral of Benson and Emmanuel/Photo Courtesy Speaking to the media, the family spokesman expressed hope that the court process would be allowed to take place.
Six police officers among them two corporals and constables will cool their heels in the cold cells until 31st August, to give officers probing the matter adequate time to finalise investigations that will link them with a watertight murder case. The identities of the six police officers who were arraigned today at the Milimani law courts for the killings that happened in Embu County are;Corporal Consolata Njeri, Corporal Benson Mbuthia, Constable Lilian Cherono, Constable Martin Wanyama, Constable Nicholas Sang, and Constable James Mwaniki.
The Milimani court today have dettained 6 police officers accused of murder of the two Kianjokoma brothers. The arrest of the sex police officers came after a recommendation by IPOA to the DPP to open charges to them over murder. The police officers will be detained for 14 days to allow room for further investigation.
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;
NAIROBI, Kenya Aug 17 - Six police officers under investigation for the murder of two Embu brothers were arraigned on Tuesday, but were not required to plead any charges. The prosecution, through Jacinta Nyamosi, said it took them at least 14 days to complete investigations before they could face murder charges.
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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.
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.
Court Gives New Directives, Arrested Officers In The Kianjakoma Brothers Murder To Face The Followin
The country has indeed been taken into deep shock over the murder of the Kianjakoma brothers who died in police custody in Meru. Benson Njiru and his twin brother Emmanuel Mutura died after being arrested during curfew hours but ended up dying in their cells. Due to public protests all over the country, the government saw to it that the affected officers during their arrest and death were arrested and will face charges of murder.