• May 20, 2024
  • Last Update May 20, 2024 3:41 PM
  • Nairobi

DJ Joe Mfalme set free

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By Peter Ochieng

Disc Jockey (DJ) Joseph Mwenda, popularly known as DJ Joe Mfalme is a free man.

He was set free from remand on Monday, having been arrested in connection to the ongoing murder case of Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officer Felix Kelian, last month.

In a turn of events, it was ruled that Mwenda and five co-accused including three police officers, will now be made state witnesses in the case.

The other co-accused are Eric Kariuki Gathua, Simon Wambugu Wanjiru, Khadija Abdi Wako, Sammy Cheruiyot Rotich and Agnes Kerubo Mogoiare.

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in a letter dated April 5, 2024, directed that Allan Ochieng, who was one of the accused in the assault of Kelian which is alleged to have caused his death, will now be charged with murder.

Ochieng is reported to be DJ Joe Mfalme’s body guard.

Reports indicate that it was a normal night for the DJ and his entourage who spent Friday night (15th March) well, and crossed over into Saturday plying his trade at Texas Barbeque in Kikuyu until it was time to leave.

As he they were leaving the club at around 4:20 am, an altercation is reported to have ensued between his team and the senior officer.

The officer is reported to have scratched the car belonging to the DJ, sparking an altercation.

The DJ and his team allegedly pulled the officer out of his car and attacked him.

Felix was then taken to Kikuyu police station where he was reportedly beaten up by police officers. He reportedly died from the injuries.

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