TV journalist Jacque Maribe to be arraigned in court in Monica Kimani murder probe

TV journalist Jacque Maribe to be arraigned in court in Monica Kimani murder probe

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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,1ST OCT 2018-Citizen TV journalist  Jacque Maribe is  expected   to be arraigned in court this  morning as  police continue with investigations into the circumstances that led to the murder of Monica Kimani.

Also to be  arraigned is   Maribe’s
neighbour Brian Kassaine whose gun Maribe’s boyfriend Joseph Irungu allegedly used to shoot himselfs.

Prosecutors will seek more time to detain Maribe and Kassaine as the probe continues.

Police are currently detaining Joseph Irungu  who is the main suspect in the murder of Monica. Last week he appeared before a Kiambu high court  where the police were granted permission to hold him  for 10 more days.

All evidence points to a possibility of  Irungu  having shot himself inside Maribe’s house a day after Monica was killed.

Police arrested Maribe on  Saturday after it emerged that the position she gave as  to the account of murder was much of a contradiction  as much of the details she gave has not added up concerning the murder.

Initial reports indicated that the Maribe and her boyfriend told police they were attacked inside their compound by unknown assailants but later changed the account to say they were attacked outside their house.

However it later turned out that Irungu shot himself inside Maribe’s house after which they handed over the firearm to Kassaine. The firearm belongs to Kassaine was found hidden in the ceiling of his house. Non of  them has been legalliy alllowed to own a gun.

are licenced gun holders.

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