The inquest into Willie Kimani’s death has taken a new twist after the police officer who reportedly witnessed the murder asked the court not to use his confession.
The officer, Mr Peter Ngugi, through his new lawyer, said that he doesn’t want his confession used as part of evidence in the case because the recording wasn’t taken in accordance with the required procedures as far as law is concerned.
Willy Kimani was murdered alongside hhis client and a taxi driver under unclear circumstances.
The prosecution has, however, opposed the application of the officer.
Led by Mr Nicholas Mutuku and victims lawyer Ben Sihanya, insisted that the unlawful to denounce the recording in relation to a case of such big magnitude.
The prosecution further said that the only way forward is for the office to appeal the move.
Ngugi, Mr Leonard Maina Mwangi , Stephen Cheburet, Sylvia Wanjiku and Fredrick Leliman are among the accused officers in connection with the murder.
The officers have, however, denied the allegations leveled against them.
Ngugi has objected the application of the 21-page statement during the hearing and determination of the case.
The suspect reportedly made the confession when he appeared before Chief Inspector Geoffrey Kinyua after being interrogated on August 9, 2016 at DCI headquarters.