Muchai Murder Suspects Deny Charges

Muchai Murder Suspects Deny Charges

The seven appeared before Lady Justice Jessie Lessit and denied that on February 7th, 2015, they shot and killed Muchai, his two bodyguards and a driver along Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi.

The seven suspects have been remanded until April 27th, 2015 when the court will hear their lawyers application for bail.

The murder trial will commence on November 23rd, 2015.

The seven suspects are Mr. Erick Muyera Isabwa alias chairman, Mr. Raphael Kimani alias Butcher, Mustafa Kimani alias Musto, Stephen Asitiva Lipapo alias Chokori, Jane Wanjiru Kimani alias Shiro, Margaret Njeri alias Waciuri and Simon Wambugu Gichamba.

Muchai and three of his aides were shot dead on February 7th in Nairobi, in what police described as a "well planned" attack.

The assailants shot the four at close range.

By Maureen Murimi