Four county askaris Ambani Akasi alias Wasi Wasi Alfred Maranya alias Brown, Marigo Protus Magara Alias Sarara and Julius Omanyo Ochieng linked with the killing of Hawkersin Nairobi at Milimani law court on Tuesday February 2, 2016.

High court has directed Nairobi County Government Director Inspectorate Humpley Wambugu to supply Director of Public Prosecution with details of four city Askari’s accused of murder.

This is after assistant Director of Public Prosecution Catharine Mwaniki told the court despite several attempts by probation officer to get the said report.

DPP said it’s in the interest of justice for the inspectorate department to give information before court hears the bail application.

Mwaniki urged the court to summon Wambugu in the event that the said details are not availed to the court.

Justice James Kiaga directed the matter to be mentioned by February 24 for the court to confirm compliance by inspectorate department.

The four county askaris linked with the killing of Hawkers were charged with murder at Nairobi High court Criminal Division.

Ambani Akasi alias Wasi Wasi Alfred Maranya alias Brown, Marigo Protus Magara Alias Sarara and Julius Omanyo Oching denied the charges.

The four are said to have killed Irungu Kamau on September 16, 2013 at about 7.30 pm at Nyam Hotel, along Duruma Road within Nairobi County.

Director of Public Prosecution Keriako Tobiko directed the four to be charged with murder of
Earlier, State Counsel Duncan Ondimu told Senior Principal Magistrate Joyce Gandani that Ogesi and Ochieng, who were remanded at Kamukunji Police Station, are likely to be charged with murder, among other criminal offences.

“I direct the suspects to remain in custody until Wednesday when police will furnish the court with details of their investigations before the court gives further directions,” Ms Gandani said.
A third suspect, Protus Magara alias Sarara, was arrested by Flying Squad officers.

The case took a new twist on after two key witness were charged with damaging properties belong to the county government.

Josephine Wambui and Naomi Ndinda were accused of damaging four windows glasses of a motor vehicle valued at Sh 15,000, but they denied the charge.
The council claims that the two women willfully damaged the windows on January 21, 2016 along Tom Mboya Street.
Wambui and Ndinda are the main witnesses in a murder case against four Askaris suspected to be behind the killings of a number of hawkers in the city.

Alfred Ogesi, Protus Sakala , Julius Ochieng and Ambani Akasi have been charged with the murder of Irungu Kamau .

Nairobi senator Mike Sonko who lodged a complaint against the officers says the two witnesses are being intimidated so that they don’t testify in the murder case.Sonko said he will be seeking witness protection for the two women.

Senator Mike Sonko, who had offered a Sh100, 000 rewards for information on the killings said Sakala was the leader of the gang.

Sonko had also threatened to resign had authorities failed to take action against rogue city county askaris.

The women were released on cash bail of sh 10 k or alternative o Bond of sh 100 k and one surety. Hearing will be on February 18.

The trial magistrate ordered the accused to be released on cash of Sh 10,000 or alternative bond of Sh 100,000 with one surety of similar amount. Their case will be heard on February 18.

The accused are expected to give evidence against Mr Alfred Ongesi alias Brown and Mr Julius Ochieng who have been charged with killing Mr Irungu Kamau, a hawker, on September 2013 at Nyam Hotel along Duruma Road Nairobi.