DCI detectives on Monday arrested a 14 year old boy in connection to the brutal murder of Pamoja FM journalist Hassan Marjan last week on Monday.According to the DCI, the juvenile was a part of the gang that stabbed Marjan on the left side of his chest, he was positively identified after analysis of IC3 CCTV footages.
Police are still trying to find three other men involved in the murder and a lady believed to be hinding them.Yesterday, another suspect accused of killing Marjan, 62, was arraigned before a Milimani Law Court.Juma Hussein Mohammed is going to be held for nine days after the court heard that he was yet to record a press release with the police.
Following the appalling murder of 62-year-old Mohammed Hassan of Pamoja FM Radio, @DCI_Kenya Detectives today arrested a 14-yr-old juvenile positively identified after analysis of IC3 CCTV footages. In a group of four others, the suspect accosted the deceased who was heading… pic.twitter.com/M33KOqZfmR
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) May 11, 2020
Police also told the court that the suspect has not been taken for a psychological state assessment.Marjan’s lifeless body was found on May 4 near the Kibera Law Courts.He was on his way home from the studio after hosting an evening show on Islamic teachings on Ramadhan.
CCTV footage allegedly showed that the radio presenter was attacked by a gang of 6 at 4 am but the circumstances remain unclear.One gang member has since been lynched by members of the general public.
Police have indicated that investigations into the murder are still ongoing.