State ready to start prosecution of Jowie-Maribe murder case

The trial of Jackie Maribe, and Joseph Irungu(popularly known as Jowie) regarding the brutal murder of businesswoman, Monica Kimani is set to begin on 18th June 2019.

The prosecution has said that it intends to call 32 witnesses to testify against Citizen TV journalist Jackie Maribe and her fiancé Joseph Irungu in a case in which they are charged with the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani.

Among them will be experts, according to submissions made to trial judge James Wakiaga on Tuesday.

Justice Wakiaga was told the prosecution intends to use photographs and other digital evidence to prove its case.

Maribe and Irungu have since denied killing 29-year-old Kimani, on September 2018 at her Lamuria Gardens Apartment in Kilimani, Nairobi.

Maribe was freed on bond while Irungu popularly known as Jowie is still in custody.

However, he has implored the court to review the decision of denying him bail. The ruling on the same is due on June 18 days before trial commences on June 25.

The prosecution in the murder trial of TV journalist Jackie Maribe and her fiance Joseph Irungu will call 32 witnesses. Among them will be experts, trial judge James Wakinga today heard

Lead prosecutor Catherine Mwaniki said four of the witnesses are protected while five will be expert witnesses.

Justice Wakiaga was told the prosecution intends to use photographs and other digital evidence to prove its case.

Maribe and Irungu have since denied killing 29 year old Monicah Kimani, last September 19, at her Lamuria Garden Apartment in Kilimani.

However, he has implored the court to review the decision of denying him bail. The ruling on the same is due on June 18 days before trial commences on June 25. 

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