Why Jowie risks going back to jail
Joseph Irungu alias Jowie appears to be in trouble with the authorities, again, after the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) recently made an application seeking to cancel his bond.
Jowie is, alongside ex-TV girl Jacque Maribe, battling murder charges in relation to the death of businesswoman Monica Kimani which occurred in Nairobi in 2018.
And while the court has since granted him temporary freedom, Jowie is now accused by the prosecution of getting involved in a flight at a Nairobi club in March 2021.
“On March 7 while at 1824 (club) Jowie assaulted Rodgers Okuta but even though the complaint was withdrawn, it is quite clear that he has proceeded to commit a similar offence or crime resulting in bodily injury of another person while out on bail,” the prosecution claims in a sworn affidavit.
The prosecution further says Jowie disregarded court orders by discussing the facts of his murder case during interviews with two YouTube channels.
As part of the bail terms, Jowie had been ordered to report to his area chief in Nakuru, where his parents are based, at least once a month.
But prosecution also claims he doesn’t live in Nakuru and neither does he assist his parents with the poultry work.
The court is set to make a ruling on the matter on September 28, 2021.
When he was granted temporary freedom, Jowie parted ways with Maribe, and appeared to get romantically involved with another lady but that relationship didn’t last.
He’s also released a song dubbed ‘Nishikilie’, and then attended an interview, and asked the public to bail him out financially. He was also recently spotted tightly embracing a woman whose identity could not be revealed.