UoN Lecturer Charged For Allegedly Assaulting Woman In Kileleshwa

A University of Nairobi (UoN) lecturer has been charged with allegedly causing harm to a woman at a house in Kileleshwa.

The don, identified as James Mweri Kahunyo was charged before Kibera chief magistrate Joyce Gandani where he entered a not guilty plea.

According to the charge sheet, Kahunyo committed the crime on October 2 at Mamlaka Apartments at around 2.29 pm.

Police said that the lecturer and his victim, Mariam Wanjiku Kamau, got into an argument about shutting the window.

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The argument escalated causing the accused to physically assault Wanjiku.

The victim is said to have made a phone call to one of her friends but her assailant snatched the phone.

Through his lawyer, the accused person asked for lenient bond terms noting that he was a lecturer at UoN.

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He was released on Sh300,000 bond or a cash bail of Sh50,000.

The matter will be heard in two weeks.

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