Tobiko Dismisses Cases Against Bus Crew In Thika Blast


his comes just a day after the DPP received police files relating to the bus crew who had been charged with failure to prevent murder by failing to search passengers contrary to section 392 of the Penal Code (Cap 63, Laws of Kenya).

 

In a statement to the press, Tobiko said that having perused the files, he found no evidence that the accused persons or any of them knew that there was a design by any of the passengers to blow up the buses.

 

He added that It was not clear from the evidence how the accused persons could have prevented the completion of the crime.

 

The 2 drivers and 3 conductors had been arrested and arraigned before the Makadara Courts.

 

They however denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Emily Ominde and were each released on a bond of 5 million shillings and two sureties of the same amount.

 

The Sunday explosions occurred simultaneously in two different buses.

 

Four people died in the Sunday blast with 84 people sustaining injuries.

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