Kilimani homicide suspect detained, co-accused out on Sh100,000 bail




Sheila Njeri Muruge and Kilimani murder suspect
Sheila Njeri Muruge and Kilimani murder suspect Image: Courtesy

Sheila Njeri Muruge was discovered lifeless close to a flower mattress on July 17 after an evening of partying.

Her physique was mendacity close to a flower mattress and had accidents on the again and bruises on the waist.

A person suspected to be concerned within the homicide of a girl discovered lifeless outdoors a Kilimani condo block will stay in custody till the conclusion of investigations.

Sheila Njeri Muruge was discovered lifeless close to a flower mattress on July 17 after an evening of partying.

Milimani senior principal Justice of the Peace Kennedy Cheruiyot on Thursday allowed detectives to proceed holding Shem Lwanga’ula Ng’eno till Monday to finish investigations.

Ng’eno’s co-suspects Christine Awour and Claire Chepkoech have been freed on Sh100,000 bail every.

Their lawyer, Cliff Ombeta, advised the courtroom that the 2 have been unwell and that detaining them at a police station would expose them to Covid-19 because the police do not need masks for suspects.

Cheruiyot directed them to report back to the Kilimani DCI workplace day by day till Monday when the case might be talked about.

Senior state counsel Kennedy Panyako had requested the courtroom to permit detectives to proceed holding them for 5 extra days to finish investigations.

The trio was arrested on July 17, 2020, at Santonio Courts.

Corporal John Mmasi stated Murage’s physique was mendacity close to a flower mattress and had accidents on the again and bruises on the waist. Blood oozed from the nostril. Her garments have been torn.

Police preliminary investigations confirmed that the deceased and a few individuals, the suspects included, had been consuming and having enjoyable in Chepkoech’s home – No B03.

The suspects gave contradicting statements when questioned on Murage’s whereabouts, the Mmasi stated.

The sufferer’s physique is awaiting a postmortem examination to determine what killed her.

The suspects have been detained on Monday pending investigations.

Their case might be talked about on July 27.

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