Makadara Magistrate Monica Kivuti dies after fatal shot in court

Makadara Magistrate Monica Kivuti dies after fatal shot in court

Makadara Principal Magistrate Monica Kivuti has tragically passed away after being shot at Makadara Law Courts on Wednesday.

Chief Inspector Samson Kipchirchir Kipruto, the Officer Commanding Station (OCS) at Londiani Police Station, shot Magistrate Kivuti.

He shot her in the chest and pelvic area during an active court session.

Responding officers shot and killed the OCS immediately after the incident.

Chief Justice Martha Koome expressed deep sorrow over the loss.

“It is with a heavy heart that I inform the nation that Hon. Monica Kivuti, Principal Magistrate, Makadara Law Courts, has lost the fight against the extensive injuries sustained during an open gun attack in court.

We condole with the family, friends, and the entire judiciary fraternity during this very difficult period of mourning.

The Judiciary family stands in solidarity during this deeply traumatic time and calls for sensitivity and compassion as we share in grief.

A comprehensive statement by the Judiciary Leadership Team in a meeting will be issued shortly. May Hon. Kivuti’s soul rest in eternal peace.”

The nation mourns the loss of a dedicated magistrate.

The judiciary community calls for unity and compassion during this difficult time

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