Pauline Omungala a Nyeri magistrate whose lawyer husband was shot dead in their posh Lukenya home on February 17 has been arrested.
She was arrested in connection with the murder,Paulinewas summoned by Athi River police officers investigating the murder and locked up yesterday as a suspect.
Lawyer Robert Chesang’ was shot seven times in their Machakos home at about noon.
The murder was described as an assassination.
Omungala’s arrest brings the number of suspects being questioned to five. All are in custody.
A senior police officer told the Star,
“The motive was domestic violence between the deceased and his arrested wife, occasioned by fighting for property and leading to their cases appearing before courts. The wife felt that being a magistrate, she was being embarrassed by the cases being handled in courts,” the officer said.
The marriage had been violent and there were complaints of domestic violence that forced the couple to seek court redress.
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