Man released on KES 100K for stealing cooking pot
25 March 2015, 12:33
Nyahururu - A middle-aged man Tuesday appeared in a Nyahururu court to answer to charges of house breaking and stealing a sufuria.
Lawrence Gichiga denied the charges before resident Magistrate Victoria Ochanda and was released on KES 100 000 bond with surety of a similar amount.
The charge sheet stated that on the night of March 20, 2015 at Museveni village in Kasuku shopping centre Nyandarua County, he broke into the house of Monicah Wanjiku and stole one sufuria.
An alternative charge stated that Gichiga was found handling stolen property.
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The court heard that the complainant reported the matter to Kasuku police station after she found her house broken into and one of her sufuria’s missing.
The accused was arrested after investigation and a sufuria suspected to be the one stolen from the complainant was recovered from him.
Prosecution promised to present six witnesses to testify against the suspect, alongside seven pages of written statements.
The hearing of the case was set for June 11, with a mention on April 4, 2015.
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