Report having show him fit to stand trial, Lawrence Warunge was on Thursday charged with five counts of homicide.
The 22-year-old college student appeared before Justice Mary Kasanga where he was accused of killing his dad Nicholas Warunge, mother Anne Warunge, sibling Christian Njenga, nephew Maxwell Njenga and foreman James Kinyanjui on January 5-6, 2021.
Warunge pleaded not guilty. He was set to take plea on Wednesday,Although it was pushed to Thursday to permit the prosecution
to complete a miscellaneous application that had been filed at the Kiambu Law Courts
The court issued a directive that the suspect be remanded at Nairobi Industrial Area Prison until May 11 when trials will begin.
Warunge’s girlfriend Sarah Muthoni,who is now a second accused suspect was acquitted on January 26 and is now a State witness.