Wednesday, 20 July 2011
BY JAMES WAINAINA
The magistrate had ordered Sh80,000 be refunded to the complainant if the accused paid the fine. The accused admitted that on May 8 in Ruiru, willfully and unlawfully destroyed wheelchair valued at Sh80,000 the property of Ann Mueni Muturi. Giving the facts of the case, prosecutor chief inspector Josephine Wambua told court that the complainant was asleep when she heard a commotion outside her tent at Ruiru IDP camp.
The court heard that the complainant peeped through the tent and saw her former husband outside roaring menacingly with rage. Sensing peril, the complainant raised alarm. Members of the public responded swiftly to her distress call forcing the accused to escape.
The matter was reported at Ruiru Police station.