- Advertisement -Newspaper WordPress Theme
BREAKING NEWSKawangware businessman who assaulted his female employees Charged with assault

Kawangware businessman who assaulted his female employees Charged with assault

A Kawangware businessman who was captured by in a viral video on social media badly assaulting his  female employee has been charged at the Kibera Court.

Robert Kennedy Mathenge Kariithi was charged before Kibera Chief Magistrate Ann Mwangi where he denied the charges.

The court heard that the accused person assaulted Levins Achieng Oginga on February 22 in Kawangware Market Dagoreti Sub-County within Nairobi County.
He denied the charges and  through his lawyer pleaded with the court to release him on  a lenient bond terms saying that he was a law abiding citizen and he was not a flight risk.h

In the same court, the  complainant’ s lawyer who was  watching brief urged the court to request for  a pre-bail report to be brought to court before the accused is granted bail.

He further cited the rising cases of gender based violence and the employer-employee relation between the accused and complainant which would endanger the life of the complainant if the accused is released on bail without a detailed pre-bail report

The prosecution through  Miss. Kitili supported the reply and urged that a pre-bail report to issue.

The court however granted him a cash bail of 20,000 with an alternative bond of Sh50,000.
” The court finds that  the offence was bailable and the investigation officer in the case  did not filed an affidavit to warrant issuance of pre-bail report as requested by the plaintiff’s defence, i hereby grant him a cash bail of  20,000 or a bond of Sh 50,000 with the surety of the same amount,” ruled Hon.Mwangi.

She directed that the matter proceeds for a mention after two weeks.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Exclusive content

Latest article

More article

- Advertisement -Newspaper WordPress Theme