16-year-old suspect in Eric Maigo's murder to be detained for 21 days

16-year-old suspect in Eric Maigo's murder to be detained for 21 days

A minor alleged to have murdered Nairobi Hospital Finance Director Eric Maigo will remain in police custody for 21 days to allow police to conclude investigations.

The 16-year-old was arrested on Tuesday in Kibra area in Nairobi County. 

In a miscellaneous application, the police say that the minor is believed to have orchestrated the violence which resulted in the death of Maigo on September 15. 

The investigation officer further said that key witnesses are yet to record statements and take DNA samples for analysis at the government chemist.

“……the investigating officer is yet to ascertain injuries inflicted when escaping from scene of crime, forwarding case file to the ODPP for perusal and advise and not limited to the respondents production before a court of law for further directions,” reads the miscellaneous application. 

The minor, who police said was on the run, was arrested at Olympic village in Kibra, on Tuesday night. 

She was interrogated by DCI before being detained at Muthaiga police station.


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