Man held over Msando death released with no charges

Andrew Kipkoech Rono, who has been in police custody for 19 days after being linked to the death IEBC ICT Manager Chris Msando appears at the High Court in Nairobi on September 4, 2017. Justice James Wakiaga discharged him after the DPP requested he be released. The case will be mentioned on October 2 at Kiambu High Court. PHOTO | RICHARD MUNGUTI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • DPP Keriako Tobiko urged Justice James Wakiaga to discharge Rono, then direct him to be reporting to the homicide department of DCI.
  • Mr Ndubi opposed any further detention of the suspect, stating police have not found any convincing evidence to file a murder charge.
  • Justice Wakiaga discharged the suspect and directed the case be mentioned before the Kiambu High Court on October 2.

The High Court has discharged an accountant being investigated over the death of IEBC ICT manager Chris Msando with no charges being preferred against him.

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