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1,286 police officers mobilized to Nairobi for planned repeat polls

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Police in Nakuru seize 2,500 rolls of bhang and arrest two suspects in Nakuru

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Nakuru leaders help pay bill for girl whose stomach was slit by kidnappers

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Court orders National bank to pay ex-worker Sh2m over sacking

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Nakuru court acquits fake cop Waiganjo of robbery

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Nakuru Court orders FKF to pay Sh0.9m salary arrears to stadium caretaker

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Cop imposter wants his case moved from Naivasha court

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Suspect in Okombe’s murder presents self to police - Capital Sports
A woman alleged to have stabbed and killed Kenya 15’s flanker Mike Okombe in Nakuru’s Olive Inn estate on Saturday night has presented herself at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in Nakuru but is yet to be arrested by detectives. Nakuru County Criminal Investigation Officer Joseph Koini refuted claims that the suspect, 37-year old Maryanne Mumbi had been arrested, saying no arrests will be made until investigations into the matter are complete with officers following crucial leads   Read More ...
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Nakuru police hunt woman in rugby player Okombe's murder
Nakuru CID detectives are searching for a woman accused of stabbing rugby player Mike Okombe to death.They noted on Monday that Maryanne Mumbi did not present herself to police with her lawyer as claimed.It had been said that Mumbi, who lives in Nakuru town, had presented herself to the CID.   Read More ...
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1,286 police officers mobilized to Nairobi for planned repeat polls
than 1,200 new police officers have been mobilised to back up security ahead of Thursday's repeat presidential polls. The 1,286 officers have been mobilised from Kiambu, Murang'a, Machakos, Kirinyaga, Embu, Kajiado, Tharaka Nithi and Meru counties. Another group of 1,205 officers will be posted to Nyanza region. They have been mobilised from Narok, Nakuru, Elgeyo Marakwet, Baringo, Kericho, Nandi, Nyandarua, Bomet, Trans Nzoia and West Pokot counties   Read More ...
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Police in Nakuru seize 2,500 rolls of bhang and arrest two suspects in Nakuru
Police have arrested two suspected drug traffickers in Nakuru County. At the time of arrest, the suspects were in possession of more than 2,500 rolls of bhang. According to Nakuru Divisional Police Commander, Joshua Omukata, the suspects were transporting the bhang to Nairobi. He said the police were acting on a tip-off that enabled them impound the vehicle carrying the drugs from Migori County. The suspects will be arraigned on Monday.   Read More ...
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2 officers accuse Nakuru County of flouting court order
The County Government of Nakuru on Thursday locked two senior officers out of their offices despite a court order for status quo to remain. The two who were sent on compulsory leave over corruption allegations found locks to their doors changed and the name plates removed. Head of Procurement Eliezer Ngarari and Finance Director Wilson Mungai said the County Government was in contravention of a court order that reinstated them   Read More ...
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Nakuru leaders help pay bill for girl whose stomach was slit by kidnappers
Top Nakuru officials on Thursday visited a nine-year-old girl whose stomach was slit by kidnappers at Barut ward in Nakuru West. Officials led by speaker Joel Maina called on security agencies to fast-track the probe and ensure the culprits are arrested and prosecuted. The class three pupil was kidnapped on September 17 by unknown assailants who left her bleeding. Her mother said two people kidnapped her that Sunday morning while she was basking outside   Read More ...
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2 suspects behind spate of robbery incidents in Nakuru arrested
Two suspects believed to be behind a spate of robbery incidents in Kiamaina division of Nakuru county have been arrested after police found them in possession of two fire arms- an AK47 loaded with 15 bullets and a Ceska pistol loaded with one bullet. The two Harun Ndirangu, 42, and Lucy Wamboi, 27 were arrested after police got a tip off from members of the public.   Read More ...
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Police officer kills spouse, self in Nakuru
Police in Nakuru town are investigating circumstances under which a police officer allegedly shot and killed his spouse before using the same weapon to take his own life. The bodies of the duo were found lying in a pool of blood with the firearm still in the hand of the officer alongside five spent cartridges. It is unclear what the couple were arguing about   Read More ...
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Nakuru policeman kills woman said to be his lover after quarrel
A police officer committed suicide after killing a woman said to be his lover in Nakuru's Langalanga estate. Initial investigations indicate it may have been a relationship gone sour. Brygettes Ngana with more on the night incident.   Read More ...
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A police officer shoot dead his wife following an argument in Molo
Shock and grief gripped residents of Langalanga estate in Nakuru county Tuesday night after a police officer allegedly shot his wife dead following an argument, before killing himself as their three-year-old son watched. The officer who was attached to Molo police station is said to have shot his wife three times on the chest and head using his official Ak-47 assault riffle before turning the gun on himself.   Read More ...
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Police officer kills lover before killing himself in nasty love triangle
SUMMARY A police officer in Nakuru County allegedly shot his lover before killing himself. Neighbours say that the couple had a heated exchanged before gunshots were heard. A police officer in Nakuru County, attached to the Molo Police Station shot a woman suspected to be his wife dead, moments before killing himself. According to reports from Nakuru OCPD Joshua Omukatta, a child aged below five years watched the whole incident and that the officer used an AK47 rifle to kill the supposed wife and himself   Read More ...
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Nakuru cop shoots girlfriend, takes his own life
An Administration Police officer on Tuesday shot dead his girlfriend and killed himself at Langalanga estate, Nakuru town. The cause of the fight between the officer, attached to Molo police station, leading to the 10pm shooting is yet to be established. Those at the scene said they suspect it was a case of a love gone sour. More to follow.   Read More ...
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Man who defiled three minors on the same day arrested
By REITZ MUREITHI Police in Kuresoi North, Nakuru County are holding a 40-year-old man accused of defiling three girls on the same day. Mr Bernard Ndung’u was charged in a Molo court on Thursday with three counts of defilement. Witness accounts from the girls aged seven, eight and 10 indicate the accused gave the girls Sh10 each to buy sweets and later cooked food for them in his house, before defiling them one by one   Read More ...
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Anger as demonstrators accuse Supreme Court of conflict of interest
Jubilee supporters took to the streets of Nairobi, Nakuru and Nyeri towns on Tuesday to condemn the Judiciary for ‘stealing their victory’. The protests were staged on the eve of the delivery of a detailed ruling by the Supreme Court on its nullification of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the August 8 election. Chief Justice David Maraga, his deputy Philomena Mwilu, Justices Smokin Wanjala and Isaac Lenaola ruled in favour of a petition by the National Super Alliance (NASA) challenging the results   Read More ...
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Nakuru man, 85, arrested for defiling eight-year-old girl
An 85-year-old man was arrested at Karandit village in Nakuru county for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl. Kipter arap Bowen was held on Sunday at 11am after villagers found him with the class three girl in a maize farm. The husband of two wives is being held at Keringet police station and will be taken to court once the matter is probed   Read More ...
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Police seize 2,000 litres of illegal brew in Nakuru
Police in Nakuru have seized more than 2000 litres of illicit brew at Manyani estate in Nakuru east town. The brew which included Kangara and Changaa, was impounded from an unfinished house. The police who acted on a tip off managed to arrest two suspects during the raid. Deputy county commissioner Omar Hajji says one of the apprehended suspects is renowned in the trade and that the owners of the business would soon be arraigned. He called on members of the public to continue partnering with them in order to rid the town of illicit brews.   Read More ...
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Nakuru boss can’t sack 115 staff for audit, court rules
Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has temporarily been barred from sending some 115 county workers on compulsory leave pending a court determination. The Labour and Environmental Court in Nairobi yesterday issued the orders following a petition by the employees. Kinyanjui had in a letter sent the workers on compulsory leave. But Lady Justice Hellen Wasilwa ordered that the decision be stayed pending the hearing and determination of the petition   Read More ...
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Chief Justice David Maraga: God’s will and passion for justice drive me
SUMMARY Chief Justice David Maraga has supported Moi Children’s Home since the 1980s and St. Barnados Children’s Home, Nairobi since 1996 “I have and continue to educate orphans and disadvantaged children, some of whom I have supported up to university level,” he said He has helped build Churches at Mwereni in Kinango area of Kwale County; Yumbuni in Mutito Andei; Mutituni in Machakos County; Simerero in Siaya County and others in Nakuru, Nyamira and KisiiCounties “In obedience to God’s Command and Will, and guided by the Constitution, to serve humanity, and Kenyans in particular, with dedication, honesty and integrity, striving at all times to uphold the rule of law and do justice to all   Read More ...
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Blow to Nakuru governor as court reverses staff leave order
The Employment and Labor Relations court has suspended the decision by Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui to send 115 county employees on compulsory leave. The 115 sub county and ward administrators filed a petition in court on Wednesday through their lawyer Mr Gordon Ogolla challenging the governor’s decision. Governor Kinyanjui sent the employees on compulsory leave on Monday in what he termed as a measure to reorganise the devolved unit   Read More ...
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Court orders National bank to pay ex-worker Sh2m over sacking
SUMMARY Court notes that National Bank did not follow procedure in sacking Elizabeth Apwora. She scored 3 out 5 in appraisal but this was downgraded to 1 in March without explanation by her line manager. The bank accused Apwora of involvement in another income generating venture contrary to the terms specified in her letter of appointment. NAKURU, KENYA: A judge has ordered National Bank of Kenya to pay its former employee Sh2 million as compensation for unfair termination   Read More ...
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Man gets 30 years in jail for raping granny
A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison by a Nakuru court for raping and injuring a 94-year-old granny in Solai, Nakuru county two years ago. Paul Mbiu Gacheru, was found guilty of committing the offence in Ringiro farm in Solai on November 21, 2015. The act left the grandmother traumatised and bruised before succumbing to her injuries late last year   Read More ...
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Court intervenes to prevent strike of tea workers
A strike planned by workers in tea plantations has been put on hold following the intervention of the Employment and Labour Relations Court. The Kenya Plantation and Agricultural Workers Union (KPAWU) on Friday announced the postponement of the strike slated for Monday to allow the court process to proceed. COURT. ORDER. Deputy Secretary General Thomas Kipkemboi said the parties were directed by the court to appear before it for hearing   Read More ...
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Nakuru judge wants CJ Maraga to form a bench to hear elders’ case over Itare Dam
The Land and Environment Court in Nakuru has ruled that Chief Justice David Maraga constitute a bench to hear the case by the Abagusii, Kuria, Ogiek and Luo councils of elders against the construction of the Sh34 billion Itare Dam. The elders wanted the construction stopped until a case they filed in court is concluded. Justice Dalmas Ohungo said the court considered the application by the elders’ representatives to have the matter transferred to Nairobi   Read More ...
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Six arrested for illegal power connections
Kenya power has arrested six people across the country for undermining electricity distribution. This follows intensified security operations to weed out vandalism and illegal connections. Among the six suspects is Alice Wakonyo, the proprietor of Kimangu High School in Nakuru County. She was arrested after the school was found to be using unmetered power. The school had a debt of Sh32,000   Read More ...
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Court reinstates 87 suspended pyrethrum factory workers
A Nakuru court has reinstated 87 pyrethrum factory workers who were suspended by the company, following a demonstration over delay in implementing their CBA. Justice Stephen Radido in his ruling said their suspension was illegal and ordered that the claimants be paid their May salaries with deductions of the seven days that they did not work. He further ordered the complainants and the company to go before the county Labour office and negotiate, and also explore an out-of-court settlement   Read More ...
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Nakuru assault trial adjourned
Roy Lumbe @lumbe_roy. A case against a 33-year-old electrician accused of stabbing a Nakuru magistrate and a complainant in a courtroom failed to proceed yesterday. The accused, Michael Kuhora, who appeared before Chief Magistrate Josephat Kalo charged with three counts of attempted murder, declined to continue with the hearing until his lawyer is present. The prosecution had lined up the assaulted magistrate, Eunice Kelly, who was to testify in the matter   Read More ...
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Laikipia insecurity
Laikipia County that saw 10 people including six police officers killed. 5 g3 assault rifles and one AK 47 which were stolen by the attackers have not been found. It is at the Medi Hill Hospital in Nakuru County where two police officers who were airlifted for specialised treatment are now admitted. The duo suffered multiple bullet injuries following a bandit attack on their convoy on their way to responding to a distress call. The bandit attack on Ngarua area of Laikipia County left 10 people dead, including six police officers and 4 civilians. Four other officers were injured during the gun battle   Read More ...
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Nakuru suit on Jubilee nominations withdrawn
A case filed by losers in the Jubilee Party primaries, challenging a list of nominees to the county assemblies and Parliament, has been thrown out. The party argued petitioners did not follow the procedure requiring them to first file the case with the Political Parties Tribunal before going to court. Also, Jubilee argued the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the case   Read More ...
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Shock as woman murders new born baby
A woman yesterday stabbed her four-month-old baby girl to death in Gilgil. The woman, who was said to have suffered from depression since giving birth, was said to have attempted to kill herself after stabbing the baby five times. She is admitted to St Mary's Mission Hospital. Her condition has been described as serious but stable. She is under police guard   Read More ...
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Nakuru court acquits fake cop Waiganjo of robbery
Police imposter Joshua Waiganjo has been acquitted of car robbery by a Nakuru court. Chief magistrate Bernard Mararo found Waiganjo not guilty of two counts of stealing a vehicle. “The prosecution failed to prove that the alleged stolen motor vehicle belonged to the complainant. In view of the above and considering the totality of evidence on record ,I will accord the benefit of doubt to the accused and proceed to acquit him,” he ruled   Read More ...
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Police failing to curb signs of PEV in Naivasha - HRW
Human Rights Watch has accused police in Nakuru of failing to avert a possible outbreak of post-election violence in Naivasha. In a post on their website on Monday, HRW asked the government to urgently investigate allegations of threats and intimidation. "Many people in Naivasha town described threats and intimidation between community members, but said police have failed to investigate, prosecute culprits or protect residents," the organisation said   Read More ...
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Nakuru Court orders FKF to pay Sh0.9m salary arrears to stadium caretaker
Labour and employment relations court in Nakuru has ordered Football Kenya Federation to pay Sh900,000 as salary arrears to a Naivasha stadium caretaker. In a judgement by Justice Stephen Radido on Wednesday, he ruled that failure by FKF to present their case before the court is a justification that they owe the claimant unpaid salaries. On February 21, the federation through their lawyer told the court that they were closing their case without leading evidence and the claimant lawyer filed submissions   Read More ...
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Police imposter Waiganjo granted bail
A Naivasha court has released suspected police impostor Joshua Waiganjo on bond. The court released him on a Sh500,000 bond with a surety of similar amount with an alternative cash bail of Sh200,000. The prosecution, which had asked for two weeks to check whether the accused has other pending cases did not object the bail application. The High Court ordered for a fresh trial in case where Mr Waiganjo was handed a five -year jail term in October 2015 by a lower court   Read More ...
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Well-wishers raise fine for man jailed for stealing cabbage
In a rare show of kindness, well-wishers have come together and raised Sh10,000 and secured the release of a man who had been jailed for two months by an Eldama Ravine court for stealing a piece of cabbage worth Sh40. Mr Robert Kihara found himself on the wrong side of the law after plucking the cabbage from a garden owned by the Mercy Mission Hospital in the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru where his brother serves as a priest   Read More ...
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Mentally ill man stabs wife to death
A mentally ill man stabbed his wife to death in an incident that left Gilgil residents in shock. The man had just returned home from a local dispensary where he was treated and discharged. The woman was staying at her in-laws' house with her husband. The cleric escorted the man to his parents’ house, which is near the dispensary where he went to sleep   Read More ...
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London mosque suspect charged with ‘terrorism-related murder’
The British van driver suspected of mowing down Muslim worshippers near a London mosque appeared in court on Friday charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder. Darren Osborne, 47, appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court in central London, speaking to confirm his name, age and that he had no fixed address. The Crown Prosecution Service said it would argue that Osborne, “motivated by extreme political views and a personal hatred of Muslims, acted to kill, maim, injure and terrify as many people as possible” during this week’s attack   Read More ...
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Cop imposter wants his case moved from Naivasha court
Police imposter Joshua Waiganjo now wants his criminal case going on at Naivasha Law Courts transferred to either Nairobi or Nakuru. In a letter to the Chief Justice David Maranga, Waiganjo says he does not have trust with the Naivasha court, adding that some people are trying to influence the outcome of the case. The request comes barely a week after an appeal Waiganjo had filed at the High Court in Naivasha suspended a five year jail term that he had been serving   Read More ...
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I will not get justice in Naivasha court, police imposter Waiganjo tells CJ
Police imposter Joshua Waiganjo wants his criminal case at the Naivasha law courts transferred to either Nairobi or Nakuru. The High Court suspended Waiganjo's five-year jail term and ordered a fresh trial on June 7. Judge Christine Meoli quashed the sentence noting he did not undergo a fair trial as crucial evidence was left out during hearing. She directed him to take plea at the Naivasha chief magistrate's court on June 13   Read More ...
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Itare dam dispute tightens as locals seek CJ Maraga help
The controversy surrounding construction of the multibillion-shilling Itare dam in Nakuru County has deepened. This is after a group of elders from nine counties on Wednesday sought the intervention of Chief Justice David Maraga in resolving a case in which they have opposed the project. They want the Chief Justice to direct that the case be heard by a three-judge bench   Read More ...
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Susan Kihika cleared by High Court for Nakuru Senate seat
The High Court has nullified a decision by the PPDT barring Susan Kihika from vying in the August 8 polls. Justice George Odinga ruled that the Political parties tribunal had no jurisdiction to hear the matter. Kihika, the Jubilee candidate for the Nakuru senate seat, was dealt a blow on Monday when her nomination was nullified. The tribunal said her candidature was unconstitutional   Read More ...
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