Man in court for stealing KPLC cables
A man was on Wednesday charged by a Meru court for stealing 200 meters of Kenya Power and Lightning Company (KPLC) Aluminum cables valued at Sh170,000.
Andrew Mung’ori appeared before Principal Magistrate Bernard Ochieng where he was accused of stealing the cables at Thuura Location in Imenti North Sub-County but denied the charges.
The magistrate ordered that Mung’ori be released on a Sh100,000 cash bail, despite Mung’ori complaints that he could not raise the money.
Ochieng’ pointed out that it was his constitutional right and directed that the accused be taken to Meru Teaching and Referral Hospital for treatment since he was injured by members of public when he was nabbed.
The case will be heard on the 19th of January 2016.
Still in the same court, a man was also in the docks to answer to charges that between the 21st of March and 3rd of August this year at Gathima Village in Imenti North, he defiled a 15-year-old girl and threatened to stab her mother in order to silence her.
The case will be mentioned on the 20th of August 2015 and will be heard on the 19th of January 2016 after the accused pleaded guilty to the charges
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