A moderately aged man has been indicted for homicide and condemned to 30 years in jail by a Chuka Court.
Japheth Gitonga moniker Mukima was seen as liable of the capital offense after the arraignment demonstrated past sensible uncertainty that he caused the passing of one Alex Mawira on May 16, 2017.
Conveying the decision at the Chuka High Court on Tuesday, Justice Robert Limo said that the court hosted thought about every one of the gatherings for the situation, and it was demonstrated past sensible uncertainty that the denounced had submitted the offense.
“The court today sees you as liable of homicide for causing the passing of Alex Mawira on 16 May 2017, which you submitted at Kalewa showcase. As indicated by declarations by the ten observers fronted by the arraignment, and as indicated by your contentions, the court has demonstrated past sensible uncertainty that you submitted the offense as claimed,” read some portion of the judgment by Justice Limo.
The High Court Judge proceeded to articulate the multi year sentence and the convict was educated regarding his privilege of request inside 14 days.
Gitonga was said to have wounded Mawira with a blade on the left piece of the lower mid-region after a contention resulted over Sh30 wagering stake that the expired had lent the blamed.
Mawira met his passing as he attempted to look for his discount of Sh.30 from Gitonga which the last challenged. The solicitation transformed into a warmed squabble finishing in Mawira being wounded to death.