Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua, as well as county-secretary Benjamin Gachichio and Chief of Staff Paul Wambugu, and investigating officer Edward Nyambuto, will appear before the inquest.
Following an application by lawyer Martha Weru, representing Dhamana Afrika, a Gakuru-affiliated NGO, Chief Magistrate Wendy Kagendo summoned Gachagua. The MP has been designated as a person of interest by the NGO.
The governor’s official Mercedes Benz collided with the railing, destroying 16 concrete posts before coming to a halt 48 meters away. Dr. Gakuru died at Thika Level Five Hospital after being brutally wounded by the guardrail.