Two men were on Tuesday charged with two counts of gang [email protected] and robbery with violence.
Gideon Mwangi and Sunny Mugendi denied the charges before Kibera senior principal magistrate Derrick Kuto.
In the first count, Mwangi and Mugendi are accused of robbing Pricillah Irungu of her mobile phone valued at Sh1,800, Sh500 in cash, a jacket valued at Sh1,000, and a pair of open shoes worth Sh500 in Githurai. They were armed with knives during the alleged robbery.
The charge sheet indicates the two also robbed Japheth Kavilu of his mobile phone valued at Sh5,000 on the same day at Githurai 45.
The duo is also accused of [email protected] two women on the same day and same area. For this, they were charged with other counts of committing an indecent act with an adult.
They denied the charges and requested the court for lenient bond terms.
The magistrate released them on Sh2 million bond and directed the matter to be mentioned on September 28.
Also in other news;
Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji has ordered the arrest and prosecution of Migori Governor Okoth Obado, his four children among others over the embezzlement of over Ksh. 73 million public funds.
DPP Haji, in a press statement released on Tuesday, said the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) commenced investigations following intelligence reports on allegations of gross misappropriation of public funds by Governor Obado through designated proxies.
The DPP said that, upon perusal of the file from EACC, he discovered that the governor received a total sum of Ksh.73,474,376.90 indirectly through his children from companies trading with the Migori County Government between the financial years 2013/ 2014 and 2016/ 2017. Read more…….