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Ruto helicopter pilot to stay behind bars until Monday

24 February 2016, 16:06

Nairobi - The helicopter pilot who assaulted a policewoman in Nyandarua has been charged at the Kinangop Law courts.

Capital News Alistair Patrick however denied charges of assault and causing disturbance when he flew Deputy President William Ruto to attend a church service in the area.

He has been remanded until Monday next week when the court will rule on his bail application.

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The pilot was arrested in Nairobi on Tuesday and briefly detained at the Kilimani Police Station before being taken to Nyandarua where the crime was committed.

Kwae Island Development Limited, The Standard reported which operates helicopter 5Y-DSN says it has already terminated his services following the incident that caused uproar on social media.

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