Driver fined 15K for picking passengers at a non-designated area
24 December 2014, 10:35
Nanyuki - A Public Service Vehicle (PSV) driver has been fined KES 15 000 or in default serve three months in jail for violating traffic rules and regulations.
James Kogi appeared before Nanyuki senior resident magistrate, Evanson Bett for picking passengers at a non-designated area.
It is alleged that on December 19, 2014 Kogi caused obstruction along the Nayuki-Meru road, knowing that it was contrary to traffic rules.
According to the prosecution, traffic police officers from Nanyuki police station were on patrol along the road heading towards Timau town when they arrested the accused.
The driver was arrested and escorted to Nanyuki police station where the charges were preferred against him.
However, the accused admitted to the charges and explained to the court that the vehicle's engine had failed to start and thus was it was not his wish to commit the offence.
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