NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – A General Service Unit officer attached to the US Embassy has been arrested over the murder of Monica Kimani.
The Recce Squad Officer identified as Jennings Orlando Odhiambo is being questioned by homicide detectives who say they have evidence linking him to the murder.
Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti said the suspect was presented at the Kiambu Law Courts Friday, and they were allowed to detain him for two weeks to finalise investigations.
Police say he is the suspect seen on CCTV surveillance cameras with Joseph Irungu alias Jowie when they drove into Lamuria gardens apartments where Monica lived, and are believed to have committed the murder jointly.
Jowie and his fiancée Jacque Maribe are in remand after facing murder charges over the killing.