Taxi driver detained for investigations of raping and robbing a client allegations

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A Nairobi court has detained a taxi driver for two days to investigate allegations of robbery with violence and raping a client.

Anthony Kanyari Muya who was produced before Senior Resident magistrate Hellen Onkwani  is alleged to have raped a lady who boarded his taxi on 31st July at around 1.00 am.

Muya is also said to have stolen clothes, a pair of shoes, a mobile phone, a handbag and cash Sh 31,000, all totaling to sh 54,800 .

The accused who committed the offense with another man not before court is said to have wounded the lady after the horrific incident.

The prosecution was granted two days sought to complete investigations.

They are seeking time to take the accused’s samples to a government chemist.

However the accused through his lawyer told the court that he was arrested and taken to Mbagathi hospital where tests were taken.

The prosecution responded that the accused was indeed taken to Mbagathi hospital yesterday but they are still waiting for the results.

The court was also told that the tests at Mbagathi are not similar to the ones to be carried out by government chemists.

The victim who is a conductor in Nairobi is said to have boarded the taxi registration number KCK 681K make probox to take her to Pangani.

The accused is alleged to have called another man by the name ‘Mwas’ who also got into the taxi.

However, the driver diverted along the way, stopped and attacked the victim.

The accused was granted a sh 2 million bond without alternative cash bail.

The matter will be mentioned on 4th August.