The six police officers arrested over the killing of the two brothers from Kianjokoma, Embu County arrived at the Milimani Law Courts at around 12 pm on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
The officers were escorted into the court under heavy police presence. They will be arraigned in court today.
The officers are: Corporal Consolata Njeri, Corporal Benson Mbuthia, Constable Lilian Cherono, Constable Martin Wanyama, Constable Nicholas Sang, and Constable James Mwaniki.
Reports indicate that Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has requested for more time to detain the suspects through a miscellaneous application to conclude investigations.
The two brothers; Benson Njiru and Emmanuel Mutura were found dead a day after they had been arrested by the police.
An autopsy conducted at the Embu Level 5 Hospital indicated that the two succumbed to head and rib injuries inflicted by a blunt object.
The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) concluded the investigations and forwarded a file to the DPP after which he called for the arrest of the officers.