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Drama As Married Man Is Nabbed For Allegedly Killing His Side Chick



The suspect, Evans Karani is accused of murdering 25-year-old Catherine Nyokabi in Witeithie area, Juja in Kiambu County.

A 38-year-old married man has been arrested through detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Kenya.

The man was once nabbed over the brutal homicide of his girlfriend.

The suspect, Evans Karani is accused of murdering 25-year-old Catherine Nyokabi in Witeithie area, Juja in Kiambu County.

Juja Sub-County Directorate of Criminal Investigations Officer (DCIO), Richard Mwaura, who tested the incident on Friday, April 16, stated the suspect tried to discard Nyokabi’s physique on Wednesday however his efforts had been thwarted by using mud.

While transporting Nyokabi’s physique in his car, Karani’s automobile obtained caught in mud on Bob Harris street in Juja, forcing him to flee, leaving the physique and automobile behind, the DCI said.

Police, who arrived at the scene following a document by means of locals, demonstrated the vehicle possession from the National Transport and Safety Authority’s Registrar of Motor Vehicles.

A hunt for Karani was, consequently, launched via a multi-agency crew comprising police, DCI officers and the agency’s Crime Research and Intelligence Bureau (CRIB) officer

On Friday morning, April 16, detectives, by way of telephone signal, tracked down Karani to his rented residence in Githurai Kimbo area, the place they arrested the suspect.

The authorities stated Nyokabi’s physique had been burnt the use of a corrosive chemical.

“She used to be badly disfigured. Besides the burn injuries, she had bruises on the face and head. It appears she used to be tortured earlier than being killed,” a detective advised The Standard.

Authorities stated the suspect confessed to killing Nyokabi, a lodge employee in Kahawa Wendani, following a bitter conflict, which they had been embroiled in for the previous two weeks.

Karani, who is married, reportedly informed police Nyokabi was once his secret lover.

The deceased’s father, Gitonga Njogu, informed The Standard that preliminary reviews advised his daughter, the first born in a household of 4 children, died in a avenue accident.

“On Facebook, positive humans had been claiming my infant used to be killed in a auto crash in Juja. However, when we received to see her physique at the City Mortuary, we have been shocked. The seen accidents certainly indicated Nyokabi’s reason of loss of life used to be no longer a avenue accident as had been alleged,” said Njogu.

“My woman (Nyokabi) was once hard-working, cheerful and very loving. Her future was once promising,” said Njogu whilst trying to stability a tear in his eyes.

The historical man stated Nyokabi had, in the past, delivered Karani to him as her suitor.

“I knew them to be lovers. Just like in any different relationship, they had differences, which I would assist them iron out. Two weeks ago, my daughter stated she and Karani had damaged up. I informed her, it used to be okay; she shouldn’t dangle onto a relationship in which she was once unhappy. That used to be the ultimate time I heard of the suspect.”

Karani will be arraigned on Monday, April 19, when detectives would searching for to detain him longer to permit for investigations to be completed.

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