Evans Juma Wanjala
Evans Juma Wanjala

Suspected serial killer Evans Juma Wanjala who is linked to the murder of five girls at Moi’s Bridge in Uasin Gishu was presented before the High Court in Eldoret but was not formally charged.

Wanjala will instead appear before a judge in Kapenguria on Wednesday, 25, 2021, to face three initial counts of murder.

He was presented before Deputy Registrar Rosemary Onkoba who directed that the suspect be taken before the duty judge to take a plea.

He is charged that between 11th and 15th June 2021 at Moi's Bridge within Soy sub-county he murdered Linda Cherono.

Wanjala also faces another count that on the night on 31st December 2019 and 1st January 2020 in Soweto estate within Moi’s Bridge he murdered Stacy Achieng Nabiso.

The third count states that between 15th and 16th December 2020 in Yuiyabei village Moi’s Bridge within Uasin Gishu he murdered MaryElusa.

Onkuba appointed three lawyers Moses Keter, Michael Wabomba and Millicent Wesonga who will represent the suspect on probono basis during the hearing of the plea taking on Wednesday.

The court was also informed that a mental examination had been done of the suspect who was found fit to stand trial.

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