The sentencing of four convicts in the murder case of lawyer Willie Kimani, his client Josephat Mwendwa and taxi driver Joseph Muiruri is currently underway.
This comes after the High Court in Nairobi last year found police officers: Fredrick Leliman, Stephen Cheburet, Sylvia Wanjiku and police informer, Peter Ngugi, guilty over three counts of murder.
A fourth police officer, Leonard Mwangi, was acquitted.
While reading the judgment, Hon. Lady Justice Jessie Lessit, found police officers: Fredrick Leliman, Stephen Cheburet, Sylvia Wanjiku and police informer, Peter Ngugi, guilty over three counts of murder.
Prosecution led by Special Prosecutor, Mr. Nicholas Mutuku, assisted by Prosecution Counsel, Ms. Betty Rubia, proved the case beyond any reasonable doubt.
Prosecution had presented 46 witnesses and 117 exhibits during the trial.
Bodies of the human rights lawyer, Willie Kimani was found dead with injuries alongside that of his client, Josephat Mwendwa and a taxi driver Joseph Muiruri after the trio went missing on 22nd June, 2016.
Their decomposing bodies were recovered on 1st July, 2016 from the Ol-Donyo Sabuk River.