April 21, 2024

Charge Mwendwa or we throw out the case - Court tells State

Charge Mwendwa or we throw out the case - Court tells State
Nick Mwendwa

Milimani Senior Resident Magistrate Wandia Nyamu also turned down the State’s application to detain Mwendwa for a further 14 days at the Gigiri Police Station, saying, "I decline the application by the state and l hereby direct that the state to charge the suspect within seven days from today."

The Government has been given seven days to bring a holding charge against embattled FKF President Nick Mwendwa or face their case being thrown out.

Milimani Senior Resident Magistrate Wandia Nyamu also turned down the State’s application to detain Mwendwa for a further 14 days at the Gigiri Police Station, saying, "I decline the application by the state and l hereby direct that the state to charge the suspect within seven days from today."

Nyamu added, “ Police arrested and detained Mwendwa irregularly which exhibited bad faith. They brought him to the court without a holding charge even after detaining him for a whole weekend.”

Mwendwa’s bond terms of Sh7 million with two sureties or alternatively deposit a cash bail of Sh4 million with two contact persons remain the same.