Ex-Makadara MP Reuben Ndolo released on bail


Ex-Makadara MP Reuben Ndolo released on bail
Former Makadara MP Reuben Ndolo after he was arrested on August 17, 2019. PHOTO| COURTESY

In Summary

  • Former Makadara Member of Parliament Reuben Ndolo was on Tuesday arraigned in court to answer to charges of creating disturbance.
  • The court released Ndolo and Otieno on a cash bail of Ksh.200,000 or an alternative of Ksh.300,000 bond with one surety.

Former Makadara Member of Parliament Reuben Ndolo was on Tuesday arraigned in court to answer to charges of creating disturbance.

Ndolo, who was charged alongside six others also faces another count of threatening to kill.

The court was told that the ex-lawmaker and Daniel Otieno, who are the 1st and 2nd accused persons respectively, uttered words threatening to kill Rashid Hamid, the director of Richland Properties Limited.

Wewe mjinga wa Lamu, ukileta mchezo Nairobi tutakuua kwa kukudunga dunga visu, usilete ushago hapa Nairobi si kwenu, rudi Lamu na tutahakikisha tumekuuwa,” the charge sheet read.

This is said to have happened at Bustani gardens along Oledume road on August 16,2019 at 18:45pm.

It is also alleged that Ndolo along with other accused persons; George Otieno, Cyrus Nyamboga, Benard Ochieng, Dick Otieno and Hassan Dima, were charged with creating disturbance in a manner likely to cause a breach of peace.

They were accused of forcefully breaking into the gates of the said Bustani garden and there in intimidated and commanded the security guards to walk out of their working place at the premises.

Ndolo pleaded not guilty to all charges.

The court released Ndolo and Otieno on a cash bail of Ksh.200,000 or an alternative of Ksh.300,000 bond with one surety.

The 3rd to the 7th accused persons were released on a cash bail of Ksh.30,000 or an alternative bond of Ksh.50,000 yesterday when they took plea.

The case will be mentioned on September 3, 2019 for pre-trial directions.

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