Ar­rest or­der is­sued for no-show cops in Ki­tui mur­der case

The Star (Kenya) - - Counties Eastern -

CID of­fi­cers sus­pected to have shot dead a pa­tient at Mwingi Level 4 Hos­pi­tal in Au­gust did not take a plea to the charges at the High Court in Ki­tui yes­ter­day.

Only two of the four of­fi­cers showed up. Jus­tice Lil­ian Mu­tende is­sued an ar­rest or­der for Ki­tui Cen­tral deputy CID of­fi­cer Sa­muel Thuku and Vin­cent Rono for fail­ing to ap­pear.

Those who ap­peared were Gil­bert Maina and Paul Odoyo. Mu­tende or­dered that all the four be brought be­fore her on Tues­day to plead to charges of killing Fredrick Musy­imi.

Musy­imi was shot 17 times in his hos­pi­tal bed on Au­gust 25. He was re­ceiv­ing treat­ment for six bul­let wounds fol­low­ing an ear­lier at­tack at Ukasi in Mwingi East dis­trict.

Musy­imi had been ab­ducted from his Ma­jengo es­tate house in Ki­tui town that night.

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