South Mugirango MP Silvanus Osoro freed on Ksh.50,000 cash bail


South Mugirango MP Silvanus Osoro freed on Ksh.50,000 cash bail
South Mugirango MP Silvanus Osoro after leaving the Kisii Law Courts on March 8, 2021. PHOTO / CITIZEN DIGITAL

South Mugirango Member of Parliament Silvanus Osoro was on Monday charged with malicious damage to property contrary to Section 339(1) of the Penal Code.

The court heard that Osoro, on March 4, 2021 at Kiamokama location, jointly with others, damaged the windscreen, doors, windows of a motor vehicle make Toyota Sienta all valued at Ksh.200,000 property of Peter Karanja Njuguna.

The legislator, appearing before Kisii Chief Magistrate Nathan Shiundu, pleaded not guilty to the offence.

His lawyers pleaded to the court to release him on a free bond saying he is a public official hence he is not a flight risk.

However, the prosecution objected to a free bond.

The magistrate then released the accused on a bond of Ksh.100, 000 bond and a surety of a similar amount or a Ksh.50,000 cash bail.

The case was set for mention on March 22, 2021.

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