Nakuru MCA charged with malicious damage to property, incitement


Nakuru MCA charged with malicious damage to property, incitement
Menengai East ward MCA Wilson Mwangi alias Wa Jeff. PHOTO| COURTESY

In Summary

  • Mwangi was charged that on August 21 this year at Hyrax area, jointly with others not before court willfully and unlawfully destroyed a perimeter wall valued at Sh 1.7 million property of an Asian business tycoon.
  • He faced a second count of incitement to violence for allegedly uttering words to the effect: "Let us destroy this perimeter wall, it was reserved as a public utility land."

A Member of County Assembly (MCA) was on Thursday arraigned in a Nakuru court for allegedly inciting local residents to demolish a perimeter wall belonging to a private developer.

Appearing before Nakuru Chief Magistrate Josephat Kalo, Menengai East ward MCA Wilson Mwangi alias Wa Jeff was charged with malicious damage to property and incitement.

Mwangi was charged that on August 21 this year at Hyrax area, jointly with others not before court willfully and unlawfully destroyed a perimeter wall valued at Sh 1.7 million property of an Asian business tycoon.

He faced a second count of incitement to violence for allegedly uttering words to the effect: “Let us destroy this perimeter wall, it was reserved as a public utility land.”

He denied the charges was released on bond of Ksh.200,000 or cash bail of Ksh.100,000 pending mention of the matter on November 12.

The land is adjacent to Mediheal Hospital in Nakuru.

 

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