Police officer out on KES 20,000 bond for loosing firearm
13 November 2014, 23:01
Laikipia - A Nyahururu law court has released an Administration Police officer on a KES 20,000 bond and a surety of a similar amount or a KES 6,000 cash bail for losing a firearm.
David Ndichu, was charged that on November 12 this year within Nyahururu town in Laikipia County, he lost an AK-47 riffle worth KES. 21,000 property of the Government of Kenya, he had been assigned with for duty.
He also faced an alternative count of losing 30 rounds of ammunition worth KES. 12,000 also property of the Kenya government.
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He denied the charges before senior resident magistrate, Peter Ndege.
The court prosecutor, Paul Omweri, told the court that the accused lost the firearm while on duty on Wednesday night within Nyahururu town. He was arrested and taken to Nyahururu Police station where he was charged.
The Case will be heard on January 15 next year while the mentioning date was set to be on November 27 this year.
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