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14-Year Old Boy Charged With Car Theft In Kitengela

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A 14-year old boy was on Wednesday charged with the theft of a motor vehicle in Kitengela town.

The boy, who is this year’s KCPE candidate, was caught on CCTV in Milimani area walking stealthily towards a Toyota Premio in the company of others at 6:48pm when he got into the car and drove off seconds later.

According to the CCTV camera, the boy was seem inside a mall in Kitengela on his phone.

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Detectives note that he is believed to have been communicating with his accomplices who have been accused of terrorizing Kitengela residents.

The 14-year-old was also charged with theft of Ksh31,000.

“…On the 17th day of June 2019 at Milimani area in Kitengela …jointly with others not before court stole a motor vehicle make Toyota Premio black in color valued at Ksh.1.6 million…’ read the charge sheet in part.

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Appearing before Magistrate Becky Cheloti, the boy denied the charges and was released on a Ksh.100,000 cash bail.

The case is set for mention on July 3, 2019.

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Written by Jael Keya

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