Suspect admits taking part in Kiru School principal's murder

Jane Muthoni, who has been charged with the murder of her husband, Solomon Mwangi, chats with lawyer Cliff Ombeta on December 20, 2016. A suspect in the case on February 1, 2017 stunned a Kiambu court when he admitted that he took part in the killing after being promised Sh400,000 by Ms Muthoni. PHOTO | ERIC WAINAINA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Joseph Njuguna, alias Karis, gave a blow-by-blow account of Mr Mwangi’s murder.

  • The 10-page confession was read out in court by State Counsel Catherine Mwaniki.

  • On Tuesday Njuguna pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of manslaughter in a Kiambu court.

  • Jane Muthoni and Isaac Ng’an’ga were his co-accused in the murder charge.

A suspect in the murder of Kiru High School Principal Solomon Mwangi, whose body was found in a thicket in Kiambu in 2016, stunned a court after he admitted taking part in the murder after being promised Sh400,000 by Mr Mwangi’s wife.


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