Republic v Kariuki (Criminal Case 9 of 2020)  KEHC 15539 (KLR) (22 November 2022) (Ruling)
Neutral citation:  KEHC 15539 (KLR)
Republic of Kenya
Criminal Case 9 of 2020
CM Kariuki, J
November 22, 2022
Paul Maina Kariuki
1.The Accused was charged with Offence of Murder Contrary to Section 203 as read with Section 204 of the Penal Code Cap.
2.The particulars being that on May 10, 2020 at Gatami Muhotetu area in Laikipia West Sub County, within Laikipia County murdered Daniel Gacheru Njahi
3.He pleaded not guilty and matter went into full hearing.
4.The Prosecution called eight (8) witnesses and closed its case.
5.The Court is called to determine whether the accused has a case to answer. The courts notes that there is evidence that the accused hit deceased with a metal bar killing him instantly.
6.Thus, court after perusal at the evidence on record finds accused has a case to answer.
DATED , SIGNED AND DELIVERED AT NYAHURURU THIS 22 ND DAY OF NOVEMBER 2022 . ……………………………… .. CHARLES KARIUKI JUDGE