Slain Kabete Member of Parliament murder suspect Simon Wambugu at Milimani law court.
BY SAM ALFAN.
Simon Wambugu who is accused alongside other six for the murder of the slain Kabete Mp George Muchai has claimed police tortured him to “extract a confession.”
Lawyer Kamati Shamara told the court today that Simon Wambugu had “serious injuries on his private parts” and needed urgent medical attention.
He asked the court to order that he be treated by a private doctor at his own cost.
Police investigating the tragic death of former Kabete Member of parliament George Muchai are yet to make a decision on criminal charges to be preferred against the seven suspects, the court has been told.
State prosecutor Daneil Karori, told the court that the team investigating team are still piecing evidence before a determination is made.
Resident Magistrate Miriam Mugure heard that the investigations are complex in which more time is required police to have the suspects in their custody.
Karori while applying for the extension of time against Simon Mbugua Gichanga who was first arrested in connection with killing of Muchai, two body guards and a driver, said the investigating team wants the suspect for a period of 14 days.
He sought that the suspect be remanded at Central police station and he be produced in court on March 10 together with six who are being held over Muchai incident.
Mr Kakhamati Shamalla who appeared for the suspect, told the court that his client has been tortured, saying that the court should issue an order to have him taken to hospital for treatment.
The lawyer said police have denied access to the suspect which move has violated his constitutional rights has provided by law.
The trial magistrate declined to grand bond the suspect on grounds that he might abscond given the magnitude of the charges likely to be preferred against him.
She ordered that he taken to Kenyatta National Hospital or alternatively he be treated by a private a doctor and medical report be brought to court at the met ion of the case.