Justice Jessie Lessit has ruled that after going through all the evidence provided by the prosecution, all the five accused persons in the Willie Kimani murder case have a case to answer.
The court Monday placed all the five on their defense after the prosecution last week formally closed its case in the case after calling a total of 46 witnesses.
The accused include four APs and a police informant.
The APs – Fredrick Leliman, Stephen Cheburet, Sylvia Wanjiku and Leonard Mwangi – are charged alongside Peter Ngugi, the police informant.
“I have considered the entire evidence and having done so I have come to conclusions that the prosecution has established a prima facies case,” Lessit ruled.
Lawyer Cliff Ombeta representing the first accused says they will call four witnesses.
Leliman will call his wife and two other AP officers who will come to defend him.
The fourth witness is a retired cop.
Wanjiku who is the third accused will call four witnesses to the stand.
Mwangi will call seven witnesses and police informer Peter Ngugi will call one witness.
Leliman will call commandant Lawrence Wambui based at police headquarters.
Ombeta said that he wants the court to issue summons to OCS Makindu and OCS Mlolongo to provide the OB for June 24 2016.
The defense hearing will commence on Monday next week.
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