Six police officers linked to the deaths of the two Embu brothers have been arraigned at the Milimani law courts.
Capitol News can exclusively reveal the names of the officers as:
Cpl Benson Mputhia
Cpl Consolata Kariuki
PC Martin Wanyama
PC Lilian Cherono
PC Nicholus Sang
PC James Mwaniki
On Monday, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji ordered the immediate arrest and arraignment in Nairobi of all police officers involved in the deaths of two brothers in Kianjokoma, Embu County.
DPP Haji issued the directives to Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai In a statement on Monday.
Six police officers linked to the murder of 2 brothers, Benson Njiru & Emmanuel Mutura in Kianjokoma, Embu county, arrive at Milimani law courts. The officers are Cpl Benson Mputhia, Cpl Consolata Kariuki, PC Martin Wanyama, PC Lilian Cherono, PC Nicholus Sang & PC James Mwaniki pic.twitter.com/hgEs0O0hIz
— Citizen TV Kenya (@citizentvkenya) August 17, 2021
He said that the move will “avoid any interference with evidence and/or intimidation of witnesses” as the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (Ipoa) investigates the matter.
— Office of The Director Of Public Prosecutions (@ODPP_KE) August 16, 2021
“For that reason and keeping in view the urgency of this matter, we expect to receive results of all investigations into this matter not later than close of business today,” he said.