Varsity student denies committing infanticide
23 March 2016, 14:28
Kabianga - A 19-year-old student at University of Kabianga who killed her one-week-old baby boy was Tuesday arraigned before a Kericho Court.
Edel Chelimo appeared before senior principal magistrate George Ong’ondo charged that on March 11, 2016 at Kabianga location within Kericho County, she caused the death of Brighton Kigen aged seven days.
The prosecution submitted that on March 10, 2016 at 3am while in her rental house the accused, a first year student at University of Kabianga murdered the child.
The accused was released on a bond of Shs.200,000 with a similar surety, which she failed to raise immediately and was remanded in custody.
She will be brought back to court on April 1, 2016 when the case will be mentioned.
The case will be heard on June 29, 2016.
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