Seven Bungoma County Officials Charged With Robbery With Violence After Attacking Businessmen

Judges gavel and law books stacked behind
Judges gavel and law books stacked behind. [PHOTO/ COURTESY]

Seven Bungoma County Government officials were on Wednesday charged with robbery with violence after attacking two businessmen.

Appearing before Bungoma Magistrate John King’ori, the seven were also charged with malicious damage of property.

The suspects were accused of violently robbing two businessmen who were organizing a protest against Governor Wycliffe Wangamati.

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The accused included: County Logistics director Celestine Mutaki, Protocol officer Jonathan Chenjeni, County Deputy Governor’s driver Henry Kitui, County driver Vincent Maunda, Antony Wamala and Adams Mulama.

They were accused of robbing Zachariah Barasa of Ksh 400,000, a mobile phone, laptop and a power bank on May 17.

According to the submissions made before the court, the seven were also accused of destroying the businessman’s car.

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They also faced a charge of damaging a Mercedes Benz belonging to Moses Lukoye.

However, they denied the charges and were detained at Bungoma Remand Prison pending a ruling on their bail application.

The prosecution however advised the court against granting bail to the accused.

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Written by Jael Keya

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