More witnesses to testify in bogus Nyeri medical college case

The magistrate directed the prosecution to supply Moses Njue with statements from the additional witnesses. (Standard)
The State has lined up eight more witness in a case where former government pathologist Moses Njue is charged with operating an unregistered college.

Prosecutor Pauline Mwaniki yesterday told Senior Principal Magistrate Phillip Mutua that the eight, would add gravity to the testimony of nine others who had already testified.

Njue is charged alongside his wife Ms Lucy Kanyiri and son Lemuel Muriithi with operating Kings Medical College in Nyeri without approval.

Also charged is Evans Nyagaka, a former student at the institution, who is believed to have assaulted a police officer.

The magistrate directed the prosecution to supply Njue with statements from the additional witnesses.

Njue has maintained the school was duly accredited and registered by the Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology in February, 2012 to offer laboratory technical courses

He claimed courses offered at the collage were later approved by the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec).

“My client had no business seeking approval from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB),” John Abwour, his lawyer said.

KMLTTB officials, however, insist the college has no capacity to offer medical laboratory course. The hearing will resume on July 29.

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