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Third suspect in Monica Kimani’s murder detained for 11 days

A magistrate in Kiambu has allowed police to detain for 11 days a third suspect in the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani.

Kiambu Principal Magistrate Justus Kituku allowed the police to detain Brian Kassaine for more days at the Lang’ata Police Station.

Police had wanted him detained for 14 days to allow further investigations.

The prosecution said that the suspect has crucial information that could help in the completion of investigations into the murder Ms Kimani.

The suspect, through his lawyer, had opposed the application, terming the days which the police have requested for, as unreasonable.

Joseph Irungu, the main suspect in the murder was detained for 10 days last Wednesday.

And on Monday, celebrated TV journalist Jacque Maribe was detained for 11 days to allow police time to investigate their role in the crime.