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Robbery with violence suspect detained for five more days - 8 months ago, 14 June 14:04

By: Sharon Okolla

A court in Kakamega has directed that a robbery with violence suspect be detained for five more days after a confusion emerged about his age.

Senior principal magistrate Thomas Muraguri said this will allow police to conduct more investigations before the suspect is allowed to take a plea.

The accused had claimed earlier he is a minor aged 17. But then he told the court he was born in 2000, which would make him 18.

The investigating officer Stephen Juma asked the court to allow him more time to complete investigations.

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The investigating officer told court that the accused, together with five other suspects who were not in court,  committed the crime on the May 13, 2018 in Kakamega County.

“The accused has been on the run for one month after the incident and was arrested yesterday and we present him to court today but seek for more ...
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