Mwingi Central MP charged with assaulting his wife


Mwingi Central MP charged with assaulting his wife

In Summary

  • Mwingi Central MP Gideon Mulyungi was on Friday charged with assaulting his wife Doreen Gatwiri.
  • According to the charge, the Mwingi legislator accosted Gatwiri on February 26 in Lang'ata causing her grievous bodily harm.
  • The MP, who was arrested on Thursday night and taken to Hardy Police Station in Karen, Nairobi was however released on a Ksh.20,000 cash bail.

Mwingi Central MP Gideon Mulyungi was on Friday arraigned at the Ngong law courts and charged with assaulting his wife Doreen Gatwiri.

According to the charge, the Mwingi legislator, accosted Gatwiri on February 26 in Lang’ata causing her grievous bodily harm.

The MP, who was apprehended on Thursday, March 1 and taken to Hardy Police Station in Karen, Nairobi was however released on a Ksh.20,000 cash bail.

The case will be mentioned in April 19.

Gatwiri, a former news anchor accused Mr. Mulyungi of assaulting her and threatening her in their Karen home on Monday night.

“Writing this with a lot of fear. My life is in danger. This evening at about 9.50 pm my husband Mwingi Central MP Gideon Mulyungi assaulted me and I sustained head injuries at the back of my ear resulting to my left ear going numb,” she said.

 

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