WATCH: Briton held for killing Kenyan girlfriend

2016-06-06 15:13
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Nairobi - A British man has been arrested in Kenya for allegedly shooting, and killing, his girlfriend at his home.

According to The Star, Richard Alden was arraigned in court on Monday, but not charged for allegedly shooting and killing his girlfriend at his home in the posh Karen suburb of Nairobi. 

The Briton, who is a former CEO of one of Kenya's biggest internet service providers, was not charged as police asked for more time to complete investigations. He was remanded for five days.

Alden was arrested on Saturday after reporting that the woman he had spent most of the day with at his home had shot herself dead in his house. He reported the incident at Karen police station, but was later arrested after police examinations pointed at the injuries to the woman not being consistent with suicide.

Another on Citizen TV identified the woman as 42-year-old Grace Wangeci.

She was shot in the stomach.

It has further been reported that Alden, 63, had been in the country since 2015. His work permit was set to expire in December 2017.

Police reports indicated that he had no previous brushes with the law.

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