The talk was began by a variety of tweeps who falsely accused Kenyan media of not highlighting the plight of the Kianjokoma brothers and the 4 younger males who had been murdered in Kitengela.
Regardless of each day protection of updated developments on the search for justice following the extrajudicial murders, Kenyans on Twitter demanded extra from media homes and media personalities.
One of many tweeps Mwabili Mwagodi challenged Rubadiri and Okwara after the media personalities shared details about the Afghanistan disaster and different world disasters that had hit the headlines this 12 months.
“Women, Vicky Rubadiri and Yvonne Okwara do not you assume you forgot about #JusticeForKianjokomaBrothers nearer to dwelling? Wildfires, earthquakes, delta variant, Taliban take over, Nyarigongo and many others will not be anyplace close to Kenya’s issues,” he mentioned.
In response, Rubadiri shared a featured story that she had performed about murders that had gone unsolved however Mwagodi was not satisfied.
“I hear you, however I’ve an curiosity in native issues as a lot as I do worldwide, as any journalist ought to. Highlighting one matter doesn’t deny the existence of one other,” the Sunday Reside anchor defined.
On her half, Okwara additionally shared a bit she had performed about her tackle victims of police brutality, including “I have been speaking about this since final 12 months. However anyway”.
Sensing that the argument would slowly degenerate into a web-based shouting match, she concluded by posting “My timeline, my ideas”.
Kianjokoma brothers’ loss of life
The Impartial Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has revealed that six cops had been concerned within the deaths of the Kianjokoma brothers.
In a report printed on Monday August 16, IPOA really useful capital offence fees in opposition to the six.
Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji additionally directed Police Inspector Common Hillary Mutyambai to arrest the officers and produced them to courtroom.
“I’m shortly directing the IG to right away arrest and arraign in courtroom, in Nairobi, all officers concerned pending investigations by the IPOA to keep away from any interference with proof and or intimidation of witnesses,” Haji mentioned in a press release.
Detectives from the Directorate of Legal Investigations (DCI) have lastly arrested the primary suspect behind final week’s grisly blood-curdling homicide of 4 males in Kitengela.
In a Twitter Thread, DCI mentioned that Benson Melonyie ole Mungai, was arrested from his hideout in Kitengela city final night. Ole Mungai was positively linked into the brutal killings after forensic investigations positioned him on the scene of the crime.
The 40-year-old suspect has been hiding because the day the killings occurred.