TV girl Jacque Maribe was all smiles as she conversed with her father, Mwangi Maribe at the Milimani Law courts.
DPP Noordin Haji in the morning ordered that Maribe and her fiance Joe Irungu aka Jowie be charged with murder of Monica Kimani after reviewing the evidence gathered by detectives.
“I am satisfied that there exists a prima facie case to warrant criminal prosecution. I have therefore directed that they be immediately arraigned before the High Court and charged accordingly,” Mr Haji stated.
Mr Maribe has been at his daughter’s side through out the ordeal and has described her as a “disciplined” woman who has worked hard to get where she is at in her career.
Speaking to a local daily, the Buruburu pastor said that Jacque’s only mistake was “falling in love.”
The journo met Jowie in January and quickly got engaged in June at an event streamed live on Instagram.
Mr Maribe also disclosed that his daughter was going to leave Jowie before he tried committing suicide at their Royal Park apartment.
“She asked Irungu to return her car keys and ATM card. Even when they went back to the house, Jacque threw some of his clothes out. The man threatened to kill himself after Jacque said she would leave him. He borrowed a gun and shot himself,” he stated.
Read: Daily Nation Did Not Talk To Me On ‘Bringing Down The High And Mighty’ – DPP Haji
Jacque will undergo a mental assessment test before taking a plea on Monday, October 15.
In the meantime, she will be remanded at the Lang’ata Women’s Prison while her fiance spends six nights at Industrial Area Prison.
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