‘Jowie’, Maribe expected back in court today for bail hearing


Citizen TV's Jacque Maribe (right) and Joesph Irungu 'Jowie' in court on October 17, 2018.
Citizen TV's Jacque Maribe (right) and Joesph Irungu 'Jowie' in court on October 17, 2018.

Joseph Irungu alias Jowie and Citizen TV journalist Jacque Maribe are expected back in court for their bail hearing.

Last week, Justice James Wakiaga ordered that probation officers prepare and submit a pre-bail report before Wednesday’s hearing.

Also Read: Maribe claims DCI spy was planted at her Gigiri police cell

He further cautioned the media against publishing unauthenticated stories about the case.

“The family says they have complained about the untrue stories….we do not know where they (media) get them from,” he said.

This even as claims emerged there may have been a spy from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) inside the Gigiri Police Station cell where Maribe had first been detained.

A Recce Squad officers attached to the US Embassy has also since been arrested in connection with the murder case.

Jennings Orlando Odhiambo is said to have been with the 1st accused, Irungu, on the night of the incident.

Odhiambo is to be brought back to court on November 2, 2018.

Irungu and Maribe were charged with the murder of Monica Kimani whose body was found at her Kilimani apartment on September 19.

They however pleaded not guilty.

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