- Brian Kassaine told police Joseph Irungu borrowed him paraffin to burn clothes allegedly used at crime scene at Monica Kimani's residence
A Kiambu court on Thursday, October 11, released one of the suspects held in connection with the mysterious murder of business woman Monica Nyawira Kimani but on several conditions.
Television journalist Jacque Maribe and her fiancé Joseph Irungu alias Jowie are expected to formally take plea on Monday 15 October on murder charges.
A Kiambu court yesterday freed Brian Kassaine Spira, who is now a prosecution witness and was said to have assisted police to reconstruct the events of the night Monica was killed.
Brian Kasaine at Kiambu law courts yesterday moments before he was released unconditionally.He have been in police custody for the last 13 days after he was arrested in connection with the murder of Monica Kimani last month.
Embattled Citizen TV anchor Jacky Maribe's neighbour and a mutual friend of Joseph Irungu will now testify against the two in the murder case of the South Sudan based business woman Monica Kimani.
Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has indicated TV news anchor Jacque Maribe's fiancee Joseph Irungu alias Jowie the key suspect in the killing of Monica Kimani will be arraigned in court with first degree murder charges.
Citizen TV news anchor Jacque Maribe and her fiance Joseph Irungu will both be charged with the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani, Police have confirmed.
Investigating officer Maxwell Otieno had told the court he needed to travel to South Sudan to gather more evidence before charges are preferred against Jowie.
In the dock: Brian Kassaine, a suspect in the murder of Monica Kimani, has been released but will report every Thursday to the police amid talk that he could be a prosecution witness.
He has come out swinging, proclaiming his daugther's innocence, arguing she is a victim of love and circumstances and accusing police of seeking to "become famous" by prosecuting her because she is a celebrity.
DPP Noordin Haji has ordered TV journalist Jacque Maribe and her fiance Joseph Irungu alias Jowie to be charged with the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani.
A knife from TV anchor Jacque Maribe’s kitchen was last night undergoing scientific testing to establish if it is the weapon in the September 19 killing of Monica Kimani, according to Daily Nation sources.
Brian Kassaine, a suspect who was arrested over Monica Kimani murder, has been ordered to report to the DCI every Thursday.
The embattled journalist will now appear before Justice Jessie Lessit at Milimani High Court on Monday, October 15, to take plea alongside her fiancé Joseph Irungu alias Jowie.
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 11 – A Kiambu court has ordered the release of Brian Kassaine, who was being investigated in the murder of Monica Kimani.
Citizen TV journalist Jacque Maribe and her fiance Joseph ‘Jowie’ Irungu are expected to take plea to the charge of murdering Monica Kimani today.
Detectives probing the murder of Monica Nyawira Kimani have shifted their focus to Mombasa where they believe a missing suspect in the case might have traveled there to seek supernatural protection..
The officers are looking for the murder weapon, believed to be a knife that was used to slit Monica's throat, and the keys to her apartment at Lamuria Gardens in Nairobi's Kilimani area.
Detectives investigating the murder of Monica Kimani are waiting for the results of a DNA test done on samples taken from television presenter Jacque Maribe to determine the nature of charges she will face, Sunday Nation has established.
As part of efforts to get the weapon, detectives took with them Joseph Irungu, a key suspect in the probe, to the scene of crime and back to the route that TV journalist Jacque Maribe’s saloon car he used was captured on the fateful night.