23 April 2013

Kenya: 'Most Wanted' Man Charged With Robbery

A middle aged man was yesterday charged with robbery with violence. Daniel Njeri alias Daddy who appeared before senior principal magistrate Lucy Mbugua is charged with violently robbing city lawyer Monica Mbugua two cell phones valued at Sh160,000 before shooting dead a businessman at Golden Gate in South "B" estate, Nairobi.

The magistrate ordered the accused to be remanded at Industrial area police station for seven days until April 29 to enable police complete investigation. The prosecution led by chief inspector Daniel Musangi, informed the court that Kihungi is being investigated in connection with a series of robberies within Nairobi and its environs.

Kihungi is charged that on March 21, the accused jointly with his colleagues while armed with pistols robbed the lawyer. They then accosted Daniel Mwanza and attempted to rob him of his Range Rover sport before shooting him dead.

After the robbery, the police said the accused together with six others disappeared into the Mukuru kwa Njenga slums. On March 28, while acting on a tip off, police confronted Kihungi and six others within the same area.

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