Man to Testify Against Mistress Over Wife's Murder

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The High Court in Kiambu is set to begin hearing the trial of two people accused of killing Mary Wambui.

The case a love triangle of a husband, a mistress and a car dealer.

One of the accused Ms. Judy Wangui, a former mistress of Joseph Kori the Husband, is facing murder charges together with a car dealer Michael Mathenge.

Kori, initially arrested over the death of his wife, was later released and is expected to be a state witness.

Ms. Wambui was found dead in Ms. Wangui’s house on January 26.

Postmortem report found that she suffered nine killer blows to the head. The murder weapon was said to be a pressure cooker used to hit her before being suffocated.

The car dealer, Mathenge, guided investigators to a thicket revealing Wambui's body.

Both Wangui and Mathenge deny killing Wambui.

They allegedly committed the offence on the night of January 26, 2019, at Four Ways Junction Estate on the Kiambu-Nairobi Road.

Justice Christine Meoli had ealier ordered the two to deposit cash bail of Sh2 million each, to secure their release.

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Timothy Omondi