MP Martha Wangari loses bid to join Tob Cohen's murder case

Peter Njoroge Karanja, who has denied the charge of murdering Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen on the night of July 19 and 20, 2019, in a Nairobi Court on October 25, 2019. PHOTO | PAUL WAWERU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Defence lawyer opposed her application saying “she is a stranger to the proceedings.”

  • Ms Wangari also sought to record a statement at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations regarding Mr Karanja.
  • At the same time, Ms Wangari denied an assertion by Mr Karanja that he is her husband.

The High Court has declined to allow Gilgil MP Martha Wangari to give evidence in the murder case against Peter Karanja, who is charged with killing Tob Cohen in July.

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