The office of DPPhas had three more witnesses who testified in court on Tuesday against Joseph Irungu alias Jowie and Jacque Maribe who are charged with the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani.
The trio, David Duncan of National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA), Job Maina from National Registration Bureau (NRB), and Chief Police Inspector Fredrick Gichuki all appeared before Lady Justice Grace Nzioka.
According to the Office of Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP), the three witnesses were presented key evidence to aid in determining the outcome of the case. “David Duncan of NTSA confirmed that the vehicle allegedly used to transport Jowie to hospital belonged to Maribe.”
The second witness, Job Maina from the National Registration Bureau substantiated the identity details of the two accused while the third witness police inspector Gichuki took the court through a trajectory movement of Maribe's vehicle as captured by CCTV camera on major roads in Nairobi.
The prosecution team comprising Catherine Mwaniki and Gikui Gichuhi have so far presented 25 witnesses in the trial, with only eight more to go.
Joseph Irungu, alias ‘Jowie’ is the key suspect in the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani in September 2018.
Both Jowie and Maribe are out on bond as the case progresses.
Jowie had been behind bars for 533 days before he was released on a Ksh.2 million cash bail in March 2020.
The case will be heard again on November 15, 2021.