In Summary
  • Police inspectors Isaac Kituyi and Robert Keith, on Thursday testified that the suspects pulled down a wall which was made of concrete stones.
  • Lawyer Wabandi Gacheru argued that the concrete stones might have been carried from elsewhere and put at the scene to be photographed for use as exhibit in court.   

Two boda boda operators charged with malicious damage of a cell in Mweiga Police Station have denied the accusations.

Mr John Kariuki and Mr Erick Mwangi on Thursday told Nyeri Senior Resident Magistrate Harrison Adika that they had been implicated by the police.   

The two were accused of demolishing a section of a police cell wall in Mweiga Police Station on the night of May 5, 2018 after being arrested for being drunk and disorderly.

Police inspectors Isaac Kituyi and Robert Keith, on Thursday testified that the suspects pulled down a wall which was made of concrete stones.

“At around 3am officers on duty heard prisoners shouting at the main male cell. They found the two prisoners kicking the door. Several stones fell and the door was damaged,” said Inspector Keith.

SIX PRISONERS

But the accused, through lawyer Wabandi Gacheru, told the court that the cell had six other prisoners.

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