Tuesday October 16,2018-High Court Judge , Justice Jessie Lessit on Monday withdrew and referred the murder file against TV journalist Jacque Maribe and her fiance Joseph Irungu alias Jowie to another Judge.
Making the announcement, Lessit said that the case would be handled by another Judge who she did not name, but there are claims that Justice James Wakiaga will now handle it.
Sources at the Judiciary say that Justice Wakiaga is the second in command regarding the hierarchy at the Milimani High court criminal division.
Lessit is the head of Milimani Court criminal division and she has powers of assigning a case to another Judge.
“She is the head of the High court criminal section, and as such she allocates cases to other junior judges,” the source stated.
Maribe and Jowi are facing murder charges over the gruesome murder of Monica Kimani.
Ms Kimani was killed on the night of September 20th at her apartment in Kilimani, Nairobi.
The Kenyan DAILY POST