In Summary
  • The body of the 'Star' correspondent was discovered on November 21 in Chief inspector of police Ms Sabina Kerubo's house.
  • She will be held at Siaya police station for 14 days while investigations into the journalist's murder continue.
  • Two other suspects in the murder will be arraigned on December 10 to face charges.
  • A postmortem report revealed that the slain journalist died after being hit by a blunt object on the head and abdomen.

Detectives probing the gruesome murder of TheStar journalist Eric Oloo have arraigned Chief Inspector of Police Sabina Kerubo in Siaya but she was not required to take plea.

The police officer, in whose house the body of The Star correspondent was discovered on November 21, appeared before Siaya Principal Magistrate James On'gondo who directed that she remains in custody at Siaya Police Station for 14 days.

In a sworn affidavit tabled before the magistrate, the detectives handling the case pleaded for additional time to hold the officer so as to conclude investigations into the murder. 

Chief inspector Tobias Akumu, who is leading the probe, further disclosed that they intend to hand over the case file to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) on Tuesday with their recommendations.

AWAITING CHARGES

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