Meru killer driver released on Ksh 2M bond
A driver was on Wednesday freed on a Ksh 2 million bond by a Meru court for causing death of three passengers.
Julius Kinoti appeared before Meru Principal Magistrate Joseph Karanja and pleaded not guilty to the three counts of murder through dangerous driving.
The court heard that Kinoti was driving a lorry at a high speed along Meru-Nkubu road that collided head-on with a Toyota station wagon near Gatunu bridge killing three people on the spot.
The prosecution told the court that Kinoti was responsible for the deaths of Isaac Koome, Prince Kimathi and Nahashon Kirimi on the 13th of June this year.
The magistrate released him on a Ksh 2 million bond and a surety of a similar amount or an alternative cash bail of Ksh 800,000.
The case will be mentioned on the 20th of August, 2015 and heard on the 14th of January 2016.
Josiah Mugo contributed to this story
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