Suspect in Monica Kimani’s murder released

He was released on Friday (today).

Jennings Orlando and Joseph Irungu. Orlando has beed released by the DCI

This was after the chief Investigating Officer Maxwell Otieno dropped the application to detain him.

Jennings, who was appearing before Senior Principal Magistrate Stella Atambo, was however directed to report to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Wednesdays every week for a period of 2 months.

According to the Prosecution, the suspect will be treated as State Witness once the investigations are complete.

The Recce squad officer was arrested in Nairobi on Thursday October 18, and arraigned before Resident Magistrate Justus Kituku.

Orlando was accused of being with Joseph Irungu a key suspect in the murder of Ms. Kimani on the night of the incident.

Irungu and his fiancé Jacque Maribe have since been charged with the murder of Monica Kimani whose body was found at her Kilimani apartment on September 19. They both pleaded not guilty but Maribe has was on Tuesday released on a cash bail of Sh2 million.

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