Thirty days after being put in remand over the murder of Tob Cohen, businessman Peter Karanja has asked the court to release him on bail.

Last week, the High court granted Sarah Cohen Sh 2 million cash bail for the same offence.

Karanja is alleged to have murdered Tob Cohen on the night of June 19 and 20.

Martha Wangari and Peter Karanja
Peter Karanja and his ex wife Martha Wangari during happier times

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Through his lawyers, he asked the court to release him on bail arguing that he has been in custody for over 30 days.

Karanja said he is willing and able to abide by any terms and conditions that the court may impose.

‘I have been extremely cooperative with the investigators despite treating me inhumanely.

without regard to my delicate diabetic condition.

This is despite the Hon. S. Atambo (Senior Principal Magistrate) clearly ordering the investigators to avail proper medical attention while in custody’ he said.

The body of Dutch tycoon and top golfer Tob Cohen was found in a septic tank in his home in Kitisuru, after disappearing on July 19, 2019.

The 69-year-old Cohen and his Kenyan wife Sarah Wairimu were embroiled in a bitter divorce case because of property worth hundreds of millions of shillings.

Tob Cohen and Sarah Cohen

Cohen’s sister said she used to communicate with him on a daily basis and he always accused Wairimu of being violent.

‘I’M ASKING FOR HELP. LET HIM APPEAR. WHERE IS MY BROTHER? IT DOESN’T ADD UP. IT’S NOT POSSIBLE,’ SHE SAID IN A VIDEO.

 

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