In Summary
  • Mr Gachibi was the proprietor of Checkers Bar and Restaurant in Nanyuki town.
  • Mr Muriithi said Ms Wanjiru was reported to have been in a love affair with the businessman.
  • The suspects will be arraigned Thursday morning as detectives said investigations are still ongoing.

Police have arrested a man and his daughter in connection to the brutal murder of Nanyuki businessman George Gachibi.

Laikipia East Director of Criminal Investigations Jacob Muriithi said the suspects, Charles Macharia, and his daughter Jane Wanjiku, 23, a waitress at a hotel in Nanyuki, will face charges of robbery with violence.

They were arrested by DCI detectives at a petrol station in Kirwara, Gatanga Constituency in Murang'a County.

The suspects were found with Mr Gachibi's Subaru Legacy car and electronics stolen from him.

Mr Gachibi was the proprietor of Checkers Bar and Restaurant in Nanyuki town.

LOVE AFFAIR

Mr Muriithi said Ms Wanjiru was reported to have been in a love affair with the businessman.

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