Woman who abandoned baby arraigned in court
01 August 2014, 23:31
Nyeri - A 22-year-old woman who allegedly abandoned her new born
baby at G4S offices in Nyeri town has been arraigned in court.
Priscillah Wambui Chege appeared before Nyeri Resident
Magistrate John Aringo for trial.
Wambui was charged that on July 31, this year she abandoned
her one-month-old baby, Lewis Muchemi who needed her paternal care.
She admitted the charges while the prosecutor, Rhodah Kanyi,
made an application to have the accused person remanded at Nyeri central police
station till next week.
The prosecutor said she was not ready with the facts
surrounding the matter but would present them in court on Monday, August 4.
She further asked the court to order the County Children’s
office issue the baby to her mother for breast feeding purposes while at
The court however considered the two applications and ruled
that the accused person will take plea again on the said date.
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