In Summary
  • Shem Mogaka Nyakundi allegedly re-routed his client's destination to his own house where he kept her for an entire day and raped her.
  • The taxi driver is also alleged to have forced the victim to wash herself and clothes to destroy the evidence.
  • Milimani Law courts magistrate Muthoni Nzibe allowed the prosecution’s plea for the accused to remain in custody until December 19, 2019.

A taxi driver who allegedly raped his client then stole her a mobile phone will remain in police custody for 18 days before his bail plea can be determined.

A senior police officer, Inspector Eunice Njue opposed the accused, Shem Mogaka Nyakundi being admitted to bond saying, “a report from the hospital which treated the rape victim is yet to be received.”

She said the doctor who attended to the victim will report for duty on Friday this week.

“It’s only the doctor who treated the complainant who can fill the requisite file,” added the Inspector.

The accused, who is currently facing two counts of stealing and handling suspected stolen property, faces another count of rape.

Inspector Njue told the court that on the material day the complainant had requested to be dropped at Ruiru, Kiambu County from Lang’ata in Nairobi County, but the accused re-routed to his Tassia residence in Embakasi where he allegedly raped her repeatedly.

He is alleged to have kept her for a whole day in his house.

The magistrate Muthoni Nzibe heard that the accused ensured the complainant bathed and washed her clothes to destroy evidence.

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