In Summary
  • The assault allegedly happened after a disagreement over a water borehole project.
  • The case will be heard on December 17, 2018.

Gatunga Ward Member of County Assembly (MCA) in Tharaka-Nithi County Mutegi Ruujia has been charged in a Marimanti court with assaulting Mr Isaac Kamau, a contractor, and Mr Kenneth Makunyi.

The court heard that on November 11, 2018, the MCA attacked the two at Gaceuni market within his ward in Tharaka North Sub-County following a disagreement over a water borehole project.

Appearing before Senior Resident Magistrate Peter Maina, the ward representative denied the charges and was released on Sh30,000 cash bail.

The case will be heard on December 17, 2018.

In the same court, Monica Kajira Rwanda from Mukothima in Tharaka North was charged with killing her daughter, Margaret Gaicuiri, on July, 8, 2018.

The woman denied the charges and her case will be heard on January 1, 2019.