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Kenya: Ezekiel Kemboi's Assault Case Withdrawn

Anne Njeri Otineo has dropped assault charges against Olympic runner Ezekiel Kemboi.  Otineo says she dropped the charges of her own free will, ... ( Resource: Case Against Kenyan Olympian Withdrawn

The assault case against World 3,000m Steeplechase Champion Ezekiel Kemboi has been withdrawn.

Eldoret Senior Principal Magistrate Francis Kyiambia terminated the case after the complainant Ann Njeri said she did not want the matter to proceed.

Njeri, who accused the athlete of assaulting her 2 months ago denied that she had been compensated by Kemboi in an out of court settlement to withdraw the case.

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Case Against Kenyan Olympian Withdrawn

Anne Njeri Otineo has dropped assault charges against Olympic gold medalist Ezekiel Kemboi. Otineo says she withdrew the case of her own free will to pursue a journalism degree. Read more »