Nairobi News


Fifth suspect arrested over the brutal murder of city lawyer

A fifth suspect was arrested on Monday arrested over the gruesome murder of city lawyer Robert Chesang at his Lukenya home in February

Nuno Hassan Jillo, 29, was arrested by detectives in Isiolo Town,  according to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), and will be arraigned in court on Tuesday.

Other suspects in custody so far include Mr Chesang’s wife Nyeri Senior Magistrate Pauline Omungala, a former police officers and two other suspects.

Mr Chesang died on February 17, 2019 after thugs shot him seven times during an attack at his home in Moke Estate, Lukenya.

A postmortem examination indicated that he died due to bleeding.

Before his death, the lawyer lived in a hotel for several months after being kicked out of his matrimonial home by his ‘violent wife’.

Chesang’ only moved to the house after his wife was transferred to Nyeri in December 2018.