Locals foil man’s bid to escape from cell
SEE ALSO :Senior county official kills selfMr Bittok said the suspect will be arraigned in court on Monday and charged with fraudulently obtaining money and escaping from police custody. “The suspect is now in our custody we are likely to charge him with another count of escaping from police custody,” said Mr Bittok. Meanwhile, a 39-year-old Ugandan citizen charged with the murder of a passenger was granted bail by Nakuru High Court yesterday after spending three months in police custody. Moses Ojoo and his co-accused Paul Kinuthia Woki (Kenyan) are accused of causing the death of Robert Warinda Otieno by allegedly pushing him out of a moving bus at Salgaa along Nakuru-Eldoret Highway on August 13. The prosecution had objected Ojoo’s bail application on grounds that he was a flight risk. His co-accused Woki was granted bail in October.
SEE ALSO :Three arrested over Sh54m fraudJustice Joel Ngugi granted the Ugandan a Sh300,000 bond with surety of a similar amount. “The accused may be released on a bond of 300,000 with one surety of a similar sum,” he ruled. The case will be mentioned on January 31, 2019.