Bomber gets life imprisonment
28 October 2011, 16:40
Nairobi - The Daily Nation reports that Elgiva Bwire Oliach, alias Mohammed Seif, was on Friday handed a life sentence after pleading guilty to being a member of the Al-Shabaab militia and for carrying out a grenade attack in Nairobi.
Oliach, 28 also got a 15-year life sentence for being in possession of illegal firearms.
An AK-47 rifle, a submachine gun, two revolvers, 13 live hand grenades and 770 assorted rounds of ammunition, were found in his residence Kayole Estate.
The ruling handed out by Nairobi chief magistrate Gilbert Mutembei, was reached upon after Oliach pleaded guilty to causing grievous harm to Justus Mulwa and Patrick Kinyingi who were injured in a grenade attack on in Nairobi, on Monday.
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