Man caught on CCTV brandishing gun at a security guard charged


Man caught on CCTV brandishing gun at a security guard charged
Kevin Obia appears before a Nairobi court where he was charged with pointing a gun at and threatening a security guard in Kileleshwa. PHOTO | AGNES OLOO

In Summary

  • Appearing before Milimani Court Senior Principal Magistrate Peter Ooko, Kevin Obia denied two counts of threatening to kill and behaving disorderly while carrying a firearm.
  • Mr. Obia was charged that on March 16, 2019 at Vue Claire Place on Siaya road, he threatened to kill Yohana Imbwaka, a security guard, without lawful excuse and while armed with a pistol.
  • On the second count, he was accused of behaving disorderly by removing the firearm and pointing it to Mr. Imbwaka on the same day.

A man captured on CCTV footage brandishing a gun at a security guard in Kileleshwa area, Nairobi was on Thursday arraigned in court.

Kevin Obia, appearing before Milimani Court Senior Principal Magistrate Peter Ooko, denied two counts of threatening to kill and behaving disorderly while carrying a firearm.

Mr. Obia was charged that on March 16, 2019 at Vue Claire Place on Siaya road, he threatened to kill Yohana Imbwaka, a security guard, without lawful excuse and while armed with a pistol.

On the second count, he was accused of behaving disorderly by removing the firearm and pointing it to Mr. Imbwaka on the same day.

Reports indicate that the guard requested the suspect – who was visiting a friend at the apartments – not to park at a parking lot reserved for tenants and directed him to the visitors parking area.

Mr. Obia allegedly refused to adhere to the guard’s request and, instead, went ahead to park on the reserved parking lot and then turned hostile.

The accused denied all the charges and was released on a cash bail of Ksh.500, 000 with an alternative bond of Ksh. 1 million.

The case was set for mentioning on April 4, 2019.

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