One more person has been charged in connection with the assault of a man whose video went viral on social media during Labour Day as he was beaten mercilessly.
James Luambe Odete was charged with unlawfully causing grievous harm to Kevin Mango Oduor on May 1. The offence was committed at Estate 24 along Kirichwa road in Kilimani area, Nairobi.
Four other people, among them a 2017 parliamentary candidate were charged on with the same offence.
The four Robert Omwenga Momanyi, Collins Neriko, Stanley Rimbere and Stephen Kimeu were arrested over the weekend and charged on Monday.
The victim alleges that here is bad blood between him and the accused person after revealing some secrets about one of them.
The assault allegedly began on Wednesday around 4 pm and went on until Thursday morning.
The all denied the charge and were released on a cash bail of Sh 300,000.
The matters will be mentioned on May 20 for consolidation and pre-trial.
Mahakamani News is Kenya’s top court reporting and crime coverage website. If you have a case that needs coverage, or if you are facing injustice from powerful forces, fired unfairly or reporting any corruption or relevant news pertaining judiciary etc please contact us via email@example.com