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Death row convict is found guilty of killing two inmates - 11 months ago, 23 Maý 00:09

Paul Ogemba

A death row convict at Kamiti Maximum Security Prison has been found guilty of killing two inmates who refused to sing a hymn.

Lady Justice Hedwig Ong’udi ruled that Christopher Njoroge Mumbo was guilty of bludgeoning to death Ibrahim Aden and Julius Kimani at the prison’s hospital ward after the two refused to sing a ‘Hallelujah’ song in 2012.

The judge, however, spared him the death penalty on grounds that he was mentally unstable when he committed the offence and left his fate at the mercy of the President.

“There is high probability that he was not of sound mind when he committed the offence. I therefore make a special finding that he is guilty of murder but was insane at the time and will be detained at the pleasure of the President,” ruled Justice Ong’udi.

Njoroge was on death row at Kamiti Prison after he was sentenced to death for ...
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