“I have considered the entire evidence and having done so I have come to the conclusion that the prosecution has established a prima facie case,” ruled Justice Lesit.
Four police officers and a civilian in the murder of lawyer Willie Kimani, his client Josephat Mwenda and driver Joseph Muiruri are now in defence over the murder of lawyer Willie Kimani who were killed and dumped in a river.
The mentioned to present their witness in defence of the case.
Lawyer Willie Kimani was murdered in 2016 together with his client Josephat Mwenda and taxi driver Joseph Muiruri that rages member of the legal society.
The murder case dogded in several angles as it took a narrow dive until its resurrection in court this Monday
Since 2016, 46 prosecution witnesses have taken to the stand, detailing the events that led to the deaths of the three and the ultimate dumping of their bodies in a river at Oldonyo Sabuk until their decomposing bodies were recovered one week after their disappearance.
The ascension of Justice Lessit to the Court of Appeal had threatened to delay the case further with Chief Justice Martha Koome allowing the judge to continue hearing the matter.