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Administration policeman threatened to shoot colleague

An  administration policeman was on Wednesday charged in a Kyuso Court with attempting to shoot his colleague.

Handcuffed Edwin Mutai Lomera who is attached to the Kaasiluni AP camp in Kavaani location of Kyuso sub-county appeared before the Kyuso Senior Resident Magistrate (SRM),  John Aringo.

The accused however denied the charge of attempting to cause the death of his colleague, Benjamin Kiprop


He  asked the court to give him lenient bond terms as the hearing of the case continues.

He  was charged that on Friday April 12, 2019 he attempted to commit murder by firing one round of ammunition

at  Chemkule from a G3 rifle.

Lomera  was alleged to have shouted to his alleged victim to leave his hut.

Aringo  ordered the accused to be released on a Sh.5, 000 cash bail until after 10 days when he will appear in court

on  April 25, for a pre-trial hearing.

The  accused was also given the option of a Sh.50, 000 bond with a surety of a similar amount.

The prosecution will line up nine witnesses when the actual hearing of the case kicks off.

By  Denson  Mututo

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