Another suspect charged in connection with attack on NCBDA chair charged


Another suspect alleged to have assaulted former Nairobi Central Business District Association chair has been charged.

Brian Shem Owino was charged with robbing Timothy Muceru Muriuki Sh 100,000 and immediately after the time of robbery, injured him.
The accused is alleged to have committed the offence on 30th April 2018 at Boulevard Hotel in Nairobi jointly with others not before court.
He denied the charges before Milimani Law courts Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi who granted him a bond of Sh 500,000 or a cash bail of Sh 200,000.

EALA MP Simon Mbugua and three others have already been arraigned in court over robbery with violence charges in connection with the incident.

The MP, Antony Otieno Ombok alias Jamal, and Benjamin Odhiambo alias Odhis   were charged that on30th April 2018 at Hotel Boulevard in Nairobi, jointly with others not before court, robbed Timothy Muriuki Mucheru Sh 100,000 and injured him immediately after the incident.

The three denied the charges before Senior Principal Magistrate Martha Mutuku.

The fourth suspect however, Stephen Sangitra Ochola who was separately presented before a different court  did not plead to the charges as the police were seeking more time to detain him in order to complete investigations.

The four were represented by lawyers  Cliff Ombeta, Nelson Havi, Michael Osundwa, and Harun Ndubi.

Lawyer Wahome Thuku was watching brief for the former Nairobi Central Business District Association (NCBDA) chairman.

Prosecutor Solomon Naulikha did not oppose the release of the three charged on bond but requested the court to give harsh terms.

More suspects may be charged with similar offence.