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Mombasa man sentenced to death over girl's rape, murder

By Willis Oketch | March 4th 2017 at 10:10:02 GMT +0300

John Mwazo Machala appealed his conviction and sentence but on Wednesday the court said he was rightly charged PHOTO:COURTESY

 The Court of Appeal has confirmed the death sentence imposed on a chef by the Mombasa High Court on February 16 2016 after he was found guilty of raping and murdering a five-year old girl in a hotel on December 31 2012.

John Mwazo Machala appealed his conviction and sentence but on Wednesday the court said he was rightly charged, convicted and sentenced. 

"The prosecution relied on a set of circumstantial evidence to prove that only the appellant had the opportunity to commit the offence." Said the judges


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