Jacque Maribe questioned over murder of Monicah Kimani


TV star Jacque Maribe has today been grilled at the Directorate of Criminal Investigation headquarters over the use of her car by her fiancée Joseph Kuria Irungu alias Jowie in connection to the murder of Monicah Nyawira Kimani. She was accompanied by her lawyer Katwa Kigen.

Jacque Maribe became a person of interest after the detectives discovered that the car her fiancée was driving when he was spotted in Kimani’s house before her body was discovered  dead at her apartment is registered in Maribe’s name. The Toyota Allion saloon car has been detained by the detectives and dusted for fingerprints.

Earlier attempts by detectives and her lawyer to reach her by phone had failed forcing them to leave her a message. She later presented herself to the DCI for questioning.

Jacque Maribe’s fiancée, Joseph Kuria is the lead suspect in the murder of Monica Nyawira Kimani and is in police custody.

Monica Nyawira Kimani, a 28-year-old lady was found dead in a bathtub in her house in Lamuria Apartments on the afternoon of Thursday, September 20. Her throat had been slit.

Joseph Irungu has been a security guard for a private firm in Dubai and Afghanistan. He usually provides security for VIPs here in Kenya. During a police parade on Tuesday, he was positively identified by four witnesses as the last man seen walking out of Kimani’s house on September 19.


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