Six suspect who are expected to be charged in connection with murder of former Juja MP George Thuo today at Milimani Law Court in Nairobi.The Court ordered the accused to remanded at Muthaiga police station for one week.
By SAM ALFAN
Six suspects have today been arraigned in court in connection with the murder of former Juja Member of Parliament and government Chief Whip George Thuo.
However the six suspects we not charged after the office of Director of the Public Prosecution through state counsel Catherine Mwaniki applied to have the accused remanded at Muthaiga police station to allow the police to conduct and complete investigation before they face the criminal charges preferred against them.
The High Court vacation Judge, Justice David Majanja allowed the application by state counsel Catherine Mwaniki and ordered the accused suspects be remanded at Muthaga police station to enable the investigating officers to complete the investigations
The suspect includes the proprietor of a club in Thika town Paul Wainaina.The other accused are Christopher Andika, Andrew Karanja, Samuel Ngugi, Esther Mulinge and Ruth Irungu.
They will be brought in court on 14 January to faces preferred criminal charges against them.
The six were arrested on Friday after the investigation revealed the former legislator may have been poisoned. Thuo was former Juja legislator and government Chief Whip in Kibaki administration. He was removed by William Kabogo after a high contested Juja by-election which Kabogo emerged the winner.
The former legislator and government Chief Whip was reported to have died of a heart attack at a Thika hospital after he was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed in a local club while having drinks with friends.