Alex Olaba will spend seven days in custody at Kilimani Police Station with allegations of attempted murder of a State witness in his rape case.
Olaba, who is out on Kshs 300,000 bond after he was sentenced alongside Shujaa player Frank Wanyama for rape.
Today, Principal Magistrate Bernard Ochoi issued a ruling one week was enough for police to investigate Olaba’s recent charge of attempting to murder a witness in relation to a 2018 gang-rape case.
Police have now reported that Olaba was planning to execute the murder of a key State witness and to tamper with the court case.
Police have recovered two mobile phones owned by Olaba for forensic analysis.