In Summary
  • Police constable David Mauti was charged at the High Court with the murder last Thursday night of 34-year-old Dominic Oyugi.
  • Mr Mauti is said to have gone to the bar with the intention of shooting a barmaid but ended up mistakenly killing the barman.
  • The accused denied the charge and was released on a Sh500,000 bond with a surety of a similar amount.

A police officer was arraigned in Kisii County on Thursday for allegedly shooting and killing a barman.

Police constable David Mauti was charged at the High Court with the murder last Thursday night of 34-year-old Dominic Oyugi.

Mr Mauti is said to have gone to the bar with the intention of shooting a barmaid but ended up mistakenly killing the barman.

The accused denied the charge and was released on a Sh500,000 bond with a surety of a similar amount.

Judge David Majanja ordered him to report to Sameta Police Station every two weeks until the case is determined.

WHAT HAPPENED

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