Category : News | Sub Category : | Posted on: 2020-02-13 11:00:53
Joseph Irungu alias Jowie has been released on cash bail of Sh2M. Jowie was arrested in 2018 for allegedly murdering Monica Kimani. He was arrested alongside Jacque Maribe. Later on Ms Maribe was released on bond.
Justice James Wakiaga said that there was no compelling reason to deny him bail. However, he has been cautioned not to comment about the case in the media. The Court directed the suspect to report to the chief’s office every last Thursday of every month until the case is determined. The chief is supposed to make monthly reports to the court’s deputy registrar.
Jowie was further directed to deposit his passport in court. The court warned Jowie that if he fails to adhere to the bail terms, then the court will have his bail cancelled.
Netizens drew comparisons with the timing of Jowie’s release in reference to the song that Raila Odinga used to eulogize the late former President Daniel Arap Moi. During Moi’s burial on Wednesday, Raila sang “Jowi jowi..”