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Court locks up 6 suspects caught at Governor Mandago brother’s graveside at 3am



An Eldoret court on Tuesday allowed police to detain six suspects who were arrested on Monday morning at the graveside of the late brother to Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago.

The police found the suspects at the graveside in the wee hours of the morning at Kuinet area in Soy Sub County, Uasin Gishu County.

The six; Emmanuel Kiplimo, Moses Karanja, John Wafula, Kennedy Wafula, Derrick Olumbe and Oliver Namayi were presented before Eldoret Chief Magistrate Charles Obulutsa.

”The suspects were found at around 3am at the graveside of Johana Kirwa who was buried last Saturday at his Kuinet home,” Investigating Officer Patrick Lorim told the court.

Lorim requested the court to allow police detain the suspects for five days to prevent them from interfering with other witnesses in the case.

Chief Magistrate Obulutsa directed that the accused be detained at Soy Police Station.

The case will be mentioned on June 7, 2019.


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