Citizen TV’s Jacque Maribe’s fiance, Joe Irungu alias Jowie Joe has been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of 28 year old, Monica Nyawira Kimani.
Monica was found dead in her apartment along Dennis Pritt road on Thursday shortly after jetting back from South Sudan
Her lifeless body was discovered by her brother and sister after unsuccessfully trying to reach her the night before.
They found her in the bath tub with her throat slit.
On September 21st, Joseph Irungu reported the incident at Lang’ata Police Station claiming that he had been attacked and shot on the left side of his chest.
He told police he had arrived at the Royal Park Estate last week on Friday morning to drop off the journalist when he noticed three men standing at the entrance.
He had earlier on picked the woman from a club in Kilimani and drove her to her residence. After arriving at the house, the man drove back to the gate to check what was happening with the strangers hanging around.
Irungu told police when he tried to establish what their mission was there, one of them shot him on the left side of his chest. The bullet exited to the back as the attackers allegedly escaped on a motorbike. They did not steal anything.
Irungu is apparently a licensed gun holder but it is not clear if he was armed then.