Man sentenced to death in Chuka
Chuka High Court has on Monday sentenced Paul Kithinji Marigu, a middle-aged man charged with murder, to death.
Before Judge Alfred Mabeya , the court had heard that on 13th July 201, Marigu murdered Joel Gichari Mwiathi, contrary to Section 203 as read with Section 204 of Penal Code 63 laws.
The convict has been given fourteen days to appeal the ruling, failure to which he will face the mandatory death sentence.
In April, a man who murdered his neighbour after a disagreement over a Ksh20, 000 debt was sentenced to death by the High Court in Homa Bay.
Kennedy Ongere was accused of murdering Sospeter Othim at Kanyimach Village, Migori County, on March 21st, 2010.
By Kendi njeru
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