Omar Lali, late Tecra Muigai’s boyfriend, set free after DPP Haji drops murder charge


Omar Lali, boyfriend to the late Keroche heiress Tecra Muigai, was on Thursday set free after Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji dropped murder charges against him.

Lali appeared before Garsen Law Courts where the office of the DPP called for fresh investigations into the incident leading to Tecra’s death.

He was on Monday morning arrested and charged with murder after police and the prosecutor, banking on evidence gathered by investigators, said they were satisfied that the death was not accidental.

Lali was initially arrested in connection with the incident before being released by a Lamu court on May 28, 2020 on on a Ksh.300,000 bond following the the expiry of a 21-day detention period.