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Kieni CDF member fined Sh 20,000 after assaulting girl friend over strange number on phone

13:15 Sep 14 2015 Nyeri

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Kieni CDF member fined Sh 20,000 after assaulting girl friend over strange number on phone
By Joseph Mukubwa
A member of Kieni Constituency Development fund in Nyeri county was recently arraigned at a Nanyuki court charged with assault over a strange number in a mobile phone.
Maina Munene was charged with assault causing actual bodily harm contrary to Section 251 of the Penal Code after he found a strange number the girl friend’s mobile phone.
Before Principal Magistrate W. Gichimu, Munene was charged that August 23 at Naromoru Township in Nyeri County, he wilfully and unlawfully assaulted Ann Nyambura Wang’ombe thereby occasioning her actual bodily harm.
This came after Nyambura, 36 was allegedly assaulted by her friend who badly bruised on the face by her male friend at her work place at Narumoru Township after the suspect found a strange number in her mobile phone book.
The mother of two who is now nursing facial injuries at home after being treated and discharged from Mathari Mission Hospital has been accusing the police saying they are dragging in apprehending the suspect since the incident took place.
Munene who is an employee of Kieni CDF office in Mweiga town allegedly attacked her with a claw bar at her work place.
She claimed he inserted the claw bar into her mouth threatening to kill her as he accused her of cheating on him adding that following the attack she lost consciousness only to find herself in hospital bed hours later.
Nyambura narrated they have been living together for 10 years as lovers.
He pleaded not guilty to the charge and was released on a Sh 30,000 bond or a cash bail of Sh20, 000.
The case will be heard on October 22 before being mentioned on September 10.
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