Kitui AP in court for attempting to shoot colleague dead

An Administration Policeman was on Monday charged in a Kyuso count in Kitui County with attempting to shoot dead his colleague.

Handcuffed Edwin Mutai Lomera, who is attached to the Kasilini AP camp in Kavaani location of Kyuso sub-county, appeared before the Kyuso Senior resident Magistrate John Aringo.

The accused however was denied the charge of attempting to cause the death of his colleague Benjamin Kiprop Chemkule.  He however asked the court to give him lenient bond terms as the hearing of the case continues.

 He was charged that on Friday April 12, 2019 he attempted to commit murder by firing one round of ammunition at Chemkule from a G3 rifle. He was alleged to have shouted to his alleged victim to leave his hut.

Aringo ordered the accused to be released on a Sh. 50,000 cash bail, until after ten days when he will appear in court on April 25, for a pre-trail hearing. The accused was also given the option of a Sh. 50,000 bond with a surety of similar amount.

The court file showed that the prosecution would arraign up to nine witness when the actual hearing of the case kicks off.

  By Musembi Nzengu

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Four People Arrested Over Attempted Murder In Buruburu

Police in Buruburu have arrested four people and recovered Sh400,000 from them in a plot to murder an employee of Kenya Airports Authority, Nairobi.

This was after the employee identified as Muraya Mwangi reported that his ex-wife had conspired with the suspects to kill him.

Those arrested include the woman, her sister and two other men. Police say they also recovered six mobile phones from the two men that they were using in planning the mission.

The Sh400,000 had been paid to the men as part of the cash to finish the mission. The suspects will appear in court today to face charges of plot to murder.