Murder suspect Joseph Irungu, shot himself in the chest using a borrowed firearm, the High Court heard yesterday.
Prosecution witness, Eswari Njoki,who is attached to Interpol, told trial judge Grace Nzioka that she recorded a statement from one Brian Kasaine, a licensed firearm holder, who stated that Jowie had shot himself using a gun he had lent him.
The witness told the court that Jowie had reported at the Langata Police Station on September 21, 2018 that he had been attacked by three armed men who shot him in the chest.
She told the court that a team of detectives from the Kilimani DCI office visited the Langata Police Station and interrogated Kasaine.
Njoki also told the court that she recorded a statement from Jowie’s fiancé, television personality Jacque Maribe.
Njoki was testifying in a case in which Jowie is jointly charged with Maribe with the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani on the night of September 18, 2018.