• The prosecution is expected to close its case this month as there are only two witnesses remaining to testify.
• The human rights lawyer was murdered alongside his client Josephat Mwenda and taxi driver Joseph Muiruri on June 23, 2016.
The hearing of human rights lawyer Willie Kimani's murder case resumes today after a long break blamed on the coronavirus pandemic.
The prosecution and the defence picked new hearing dates virtually on Thursday last week .
The hearing was slated to start late March.
Last week, Justice Jessie Lessit said the case will be heard back to back from today up to the end of the month.
The prosecution is expected to close its case this month as there are only two witnesses remaining to testify.
Administration Police officers Fredrick Leliman, Sylvia Wanjiru, Leonard Mwangi and Stephen Cheburet and police informer Peter Ngugi are charged with the murder of Kimani, his client Josephat Mwenda and taxi driver Joseph Muiruri on June 23, 2016.
The victims' bodies were found afloat in River Ol Donyo Sabuk.
Forty-one of the prosecution's 43 witnesses had testified before the adjournment.
Head of investigations Nicholas ole Sena is expected to resume his testimony against the accused.
The officer had laid the basis of the case before he was stood down by Justice Lessit to allow him to attend a colleague’s burial.
He had said he had written to Safaricom and Airtel requesting for subscriber details of cellphone numbers alleged to belong to the accused.
He requested for their IMEI history, call data, subscriber details and geographical details between June 20 and 26, 2016.
He is told court the phone numbers of the accused except Wanjiku's were traced to Mastermind area where the murder took place on the evening of June 22.
Leliman's and Ngugi’s numbers were also separately captured at the scene of the crime on June 24.
- mwaniki fm