Joseph Irungu alias “Jowie” has finally been released from prison a month after being granted bail. Jowie was released on Wednesday, March 11.

Jowie who was the key suspect in the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani has been behind bars for 533 days since his arrest in September 2018.


While granting bail to the murder suspect, Justice James Wakiaga noted that Jowie’s release will not in any way affect the key witnesses who were under witness protection since they had already given their testimonies.

He is however forbidden from talking about the ongoing case anywhere including on his social media platforms.

He will be expected to report to the office of the Chief at his parent’s Nakuru home every month, according to the bail terms.

Earlier, a plan by his friends to raise funds for the cash bail did not amount to much as only KSh 80,000 was raised.


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