Jowie Fights Back, Takes Gov’t to Court

Joseph Irungu retaliated by taking the government to court.

The main suspect in the murder of Kilimani businesswoman Monicah Kimani, filed a lawsuit against the State and the Commissioner of Prisons.

It was reported that Irungu alias Jowie, initiated the move after he claimed he was mistreated while in Kamiti Maximum Prisons.

Jowie Irungu during a past court session

Additional information revealed that the criminal gave conditions to be followed while pursuing the matter.

Details emerged that the troubled man necessitated that he needed to be escorted to the police station to report the issue.

According to Jowie, the situation faced in prison was dreadful as they were threatened to be killed by one of the top officials.

Commissioner General for Kenya Prisons Wycliffe Ogalo during his swearing-in
Kamiti Prison

He moreover insisted that he also required to be taken to Kiambu Hospital for treatment.

In a final request, the ex-fiancee to former Citizen TV news anchor Jacque Maribe, asserted that the government should stop torturing him.

The proclaimed murderer filed for a bail application in a bid to end his agony.

Media reports had in November proclaimed that Jowie was sodomised while behind bars.

Jowie Irungu while in prison

During a bail application hearing, the problem-laden murder suspect expressed that he was suffering after spending approximately 431 days in prison.

His efforts were, however, dealt a blow after Justice James Wakiaga denied him his freedom.

More misery was piled on Jowie after Wakiaga further stated that the application hearing was pushed to February 13 2020.

Delivering the final nail in the suspect’s coffin, the court moved the joint case against Jowie and Maribe to March the same year.

Jacque Maribe and Jowie Irungu during a past court hearing

A week ago, it was claimed that Maribe’s former lover had been moved from Kamiti to Manyani Maximum Prison, Voi.

The information surfaced after it was professed that Jowie was missing at the facility in Nairobi.

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