The court has affirmed that Jowie Irungu knew Monica Kimani prior to her death.
Jowie had claimed he did not know Monica before her death
Jowie is the first accused person in the murder trial of Monica.
He was charged alongside Jacque Maribe in 2018.
“It is the finding of this court, that the evidence by the first accused person that he did not know the deceased prior to her death is untenable, insincere and it is an afterthought and it is false,” Justice Grace Nzioka said.
“The first accused person was known to the deceased prior to her death.”