Langat v Republic (Petition 12 of 2019)  KEHC 1263 (KLR) (16 February 2023) (Resentence)
Neutral citation:  KEHC 1263 (KLR)
Republic of Kenya
Petition 12 of 2019
AN Ongeri, J
February 16, 2023
Reuben Kiprotich Langat
1.The Petitioner was sentence to death on February 12, 2009 for the offence of murder contrary to section 203 as read with section 204 of the Penal Code.
2.The particulars of the offence were that on July 19, 2008 at Maraba Village, Kaborok Location in Kericho County, the petitioner murdered Mercy Chepngeno.
3.The deceased was the daughter of the petitioner whom the petitioner killed using a slasher.
4.The petitioner filed submissions stating that he is remorseful for the offence he committed and that he has reformed.
5.This court has taken into account the Supreme Court Case of Francis Karioko Muruatetu v Republic
6.The Petitioner is sentenced to 30 years imprisonment.
7.The sentence to start from July 31, 2008 when the petitioner was first arraigned in court.
8Orders to issue accordingly.
DELIVERED, DATED AND SIGNED AT KERICHO THIS 16TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2023.A. N. ONGERIJUDGE