Court frees four suspects in Chiloba murder, Odhiambo to face murder charges

A court in Eldoret has freed four suspects linked to the murder of LGBTQ activist Edwin Kiprotich kiptoo alias Chiloba

Senior Principal Richard Odenyo however directed that prime suspect Jacktone Odhiambo to face murder charges at the High Court.

Body builder Dennis Litali was freed completely freed while three other suspects will report to police every month for three month.

Odhiambo was immediately taken to the High Court to face murder charges.

The prosecution said it had no evidence to charge the four leadin6to their release

They have been in custody for 21 days for investigations

Odenyi had early this month granted the DCI 21 days to hold the suspects in order to facilitate completion of investigations.


The victim he said lived in house no B11 located at Nobler Breeze apartment Mloben sub county.

the suspects were arrested on 7 and

Police have completed investigations into the murder leading to the charges against Odhiambo.

Chiloba was found murdered and his body stashed in a metal box which was dumped at Hurlingham village near Kipkaren on January 3rd 2023.

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