×
× Digital News Videos Opinion Special Reports Lifestyle Central Coast Eastern Nairobi North Eastern Nyanza Rift Valley Western Business News Stocks Financial Standard Africa Asia America Europe Weird News Editorial Commentary Letters Crazy World Features Entertainment Money & Careers Health & Science Sci & Tech Home & Away Generation Next Cartoon Education Pointblank Environment Travel & Destination Columns Kipkoech Tanui uReport Kiambu Murang'a Nyandarua Kirinyaga Nyeri Baringo Bomet Elgeyo Kajiado Kericho Laikipia Nakuru Nandi Narok Samburu Trans Nzoia Turkana Mombasa Kwale Kilifi Tanariver Taita Taveta Kakamega Vihiga Bungoma Busia Siaya Kisumu Homabay Migori Kisii Nyamira Nairobi Uasin Gishu West Pokot Sunday Magazine The Hague Trial Kenya @ 50 Education and Training Health and Environment Insurance and Financial Security Housing Current Affairs Humour Makau Mutua David Oginde Clay Muganda Comand Your Morning Mohamed Wehliye Wednesday Life Alexander Chagema Arts & Culture Kamotho Waiganjo Barrack Muluka Xn Iraki Urban Rights - By Steve Ouma Branding Voice KCB Fredrick Ogola Sunday Magazine Wanja Kavengi Njoki Kaigai David Oginde Ken Opalo Daisy Maritim Houghton Irungu Hustle News Group Stages Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals Finals Third Place play-offs Opinion Dr Pesa Podcasts Round Table Sepetuko Eve Woman Ramadhan Special Fact Check Correction Explainers The Standard Insider Blog E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×

Another suspect in lawyer Chesang’s killing arrested

By Cyrus Ombati | April 2nd 2019 at 12:00:00 GMT +0300

The late Robert Chesang and his wife Pauline Omungala Chesang in an undated photograph. [File, Standard]

A fifth suspect was yesterday arrested in Isiolo in connection with the murder of lawyer Robert Chesang.

The suspect has been on the run since February 17 when Chesang was killed in his house in Lukenya, Machakos County.

He was brought to Athi River where he is expected to be taken to court and charged alongside other suspects already in custody.

Chesang’s wife, Nyeri Senior Resident Pauline Omungala Chesang, has already been arraigned after the killing and is expected to formally take plea on April 9.

She appeared in court alongside three other suspects and was remanded at Athi River Police Station.

The other suspects, Rtd Sergeant Richard Moru, Lawrence Lempesi and Police Constable Peter Maundu Mbithi were remanded at Machakos GK Prison. 

Chesang, 46, was shot dead through the window of his house in Moke Gardens Estate in Lukenya.

Preliminary investigations indicated that Chesang had expressed fear for his life prior to his killing and remained indoors for two days.

A guard, who was on duty the day he was killed, told police that two gunmen arrived at about 12.30pm and demanded to be led to Chesang’s house.

They knocked at his door and when the lawyer peeped through the window curtains, one of the gunmen opened fire killing him on the spot.


Read More

Feedback