Shock as former Nairobi politician is given 30 years imprisonment over murder case

On Friday 12th April, 2024 the former Member of Parliament for Riruta ward, Samuel Njoroge, was sentenced to 30 years imprisonment over murder case of his former wife, Lucy Njambi.

imprisonment over murder SRC: @Hivisasa
Former MCA Riruta, Samuel Njoroge SRC: @Hivisasa

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Samuel Njoroge to serve 30 years imprisonment over murder case

The former MCA and two other suspects were found guilty in the 2018 murder case involving the kidnapping and assaulting of Ms. Njambi. While making a ruling at Kiambu court on April 5, Judge Joel Ngugi ordered the three to be detained. The judge declared that there was no reasonable doubt that they were responsible for Njambi’s death.

The three suspects while in court SRC: @Kahawa Tungu
The three suspects while in court SRC: @Kahawa Tungu

The evidence presented against the accused was addressed by the court, which amended the case as needed, according to Justice Ngugi, who also mentioned that the prosecution had called 38 witnesses against the accused.

He stated that the witnesses gave evidence of the kidnapping, sexual assault, and eventual death of Lucy Njambi. Additional information about the incident revealed that the night she was abducted, she had been doused in acid.
Lucy Njambi’s death
Following the attack, Njambi was found lying defenseless on a coffee plantation. She was picked up by a bystander and brought to the hospital.
After being taken to Kiambu Level Five Hospital, she was moved to Kenyatta National Hospital in need of specialized care; but sadly, she passed away there.

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The prosecution report states that Njambi told her doctors and family members that her estranged husband had planned the attack just before she passed away.
Detectives started looking into the incident after it happened, and they eventually found Samuel Njoroge, who was charged with murder.



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