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Man earns 4-year jail term for assaulting lawyer

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By Standard Reporter | Aug 21st 2013 | 1 min read

By Standard Reporter

Iten, Kenya: A man accused of assaulting his lawyer has been sentenced to four years imprisonment.

Amos Kiprotich Bartilol appeared before Iten Resident Magistrate Nicholas Moseti charged with assaulting Joseph Kiplagat on January 26, last year, in Iten town.

The accused claimed the advocate had swindled him of money the court had awarded him.

In mitigation, the accused surprised the court when he said he had nothing to say. The magistrate sentenced him to four years imprisonment and gave him 14 days to lodge an appeal.

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