Celeb rally driver Maxine Wahome shouldn’t be out of the woods over the loss of life of her boyfriend Asad Khan.
This after a Nairobi court docket dismissed an utility by the prosecution to shut the investigation file.
Final month, the Workplace of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) knowledgeable the court docket that it had not but determined whether or not to cost Maxine Wahome.
The investigating officer(IO) requested the court docket to shut the miscellaneous file as they await additional instructions from the DPP.
On Tuesday, Senior Principal Justice of the Peace Bernard Ochoi dominated it will likely be unfair for Khan’s household to shut the file earlier than the investigating officer provides a full report of findings within the incident that led to the loss of life of the rally driver.
“The investigating officer knowledgeable the court docket that he was investigating the incident and their choice to shut the file with out informing the court docket and all of the events the findings quantity to an abuse of the court docket course of,” Ochoi mentioned.
The court docket added that investigators have an obligation to tell the court docket of their findings earlier than in search of to shut a file and provides explanation why they don’t want to proceed with the case.
“The DPP is but to provide instructions into the incident. He’s anticipated to resolve whether or not or not a homicide cost might be filed in opposition to the suspect,” Ochoi mentioned.
The Justice of the Peace gave the Director of Public Prosecutions 15 days to file a report giving explanation why they wish to shut the case earlier than the court docket makes a dedication on the best way ahead.
The court docket additionally directed investigators to gather any proof from the residential residence the place Wahome and Khan have been cohabiting inside 5 days. They’re then required handy it again to the owner.
The case might be talked about on March 27 when the DPP is anticipated to file a report of his choice.