‘Quack doctor’ Mugo wa Wairimu, two others charged afresh


'Quack doctor' Mugo wa Wairimu, two others charged afresh
'Quack doctor' Mugo wa Wairimu in court on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. PHOTO| CITIZEN DIGITAL

In Summary

  • In the last count, they were charged with operating a medical laboratory without registration and licence from the Kenya Medical Laboratory and Technologists Board.
  • Mutuku directed that Mugo stays in remand pending the hearing on February 7.
  • His employees were released on earlier bail terms of Ksh.200,000.

‘Quack doctor’ James Mugo alias Mugo wa Wairimu and his two employees have been charged afresh before a Nairobi court.

Mugo and his co-accused Victor Gathiru , alias Doctor Victor, and Risper Ouma appeared before Milimani senior principal magistrate Martha Mutuku on Tuesday.

They pleaded not guilty to the charges after the court allowed the prosecution request to consolidated the cases.

They were charged with unlawfully carrying out the business of a pharmacist while not registered by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

Prosecution alleges that on November 3, 2018, the three operated the Millan Health International Limited in Kayole, Nairobi county without a license.

Gathiru and Ouma were further charged with carrying out the business of a pharmacist in a premise not registered by the board.

In the last count, they were charged with operating a medical laboratory without registration and licence from the Kenya Medical Laboratory and Technologists Board.

Mutuku directed that Mugo be remanded pending hearing on February 7, next year.

His employees were released on earlier bail terms of Ksh.200,000.

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