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Agnes Tirop suspected killer husband Rotich to be detained, undergo mental assessment

Agnes Jebet Tirop murder suspect Ibrahim Rotich has been detained for for 20 more days for further investigations.

The Iten Court in Elgeyo Marakwet County has directed detectives to detain the prime murder suspect for killing his wife Tirop.

Kutwa who presided over the matter ordered the suspect to be remanded at Eldoret central police station.

Last week, Tirop was found dead in her house in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County and Senior Principal Magistrate Charles Kutwa has also ordered that the suspect to undergo mental assessment before facing trials.

The Magistrate further directed that Ibrahim be taken for mental assessment at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret to determine whether he is fit to stand trial.

 “Since this is a matter revolving around murder case, I do direct that it be mentioned at Eldoret High Court on 9th November for further directions,” directed,” ordered.

The 25-year-old Tirop’s body was found in a pool of blood with stab wounds in the neck and abdomen

Rotich was immediately identified as the prime suspect and police said he went on the run after making a tearful phone call to his family confessing he had done something terrible.

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