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Another Meru Man Headed For The Gallows As Court Finds Him Guilty

One Timothy Gikundi allegedly robbed a 73-year-old woman earlier this year and was charged on accounts of robbery with violence at Kiathandi village, Runogone location in Meru county. On Thursday, 16 November, Meru Senior resident magistrate, Evans Mbicha found the man guilty and in contravention of section 296 of the penal code. He was sentenced to death.

"The accused has been found guilty (beyond reasonable doubt), that on March 15, 2016, at Kiathandi village, Runogone location, Meru town in Imenti North district while armed with dangerous weapon namely Panga, robbed Hellen Kaimenyi Sh23, 000, two handbags containing personal documents and a sword all valued at Sh 3800," Mbicha said.
The Magistrate said that during the case hearing, the victim and the witnesses, who included her teenage grandchild recognized the accused.
In addition, the recognized the victim's belongings that were recovered in the accused man's house.
While addressing the courts, the 13-year-old grandson reported that the incident happened at around 3am at night.
The area has had several cases of domestic violence and robberies that have come into the limelight. On October 10, a man was also sentenced to death after an appeal for the murder of his wife over a quarrel about a phone was thrown out of the court.
 Michael Munyori had killed his wife Lucy Kagendo in 2010. Mr. Munyori had told the court that his wife had been drunk during the altercation.

During his trial, Munyori told the court his wife was drunk and they argued after he asked her where his phone was. In the morning, he called one of his children to prepare for school.
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001257273/meru-man-sentenced-to-death-for-murder-of-his-wife-over-phone
A man convicted for the murder of his wife has lost an appeal against his death sentence. Michael Munyori killed Lucy Kagendo after a quarrel over a mobile phone in Meru in 2010.
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001257273/meru-man-sentenced-to-death-for-murder-of-his-wife-over-phone
Michael Munyori killed Lucy Kagendo after a quarrel over a mobile phone in Meru in 2010.
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001257273/meru-man-sentenced-to-death-for-murder-of-his-wife-over-phone
A man convicted for the murder of his wife has lost an appeal against his death sentence. Michael Munyori killed Lucy Kagendo after a quarrel over a mobile phone in Meru in 2010.
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001257273/meru-man-sentenced-to-death-for-murder-of-his-wife-over-phone
A man convicted for the murder of his wife has lost an appeal against his death sentence. Michael Munyori killed Lucy Kagendo after a quarrel over a mobile phone in Meru in 2010
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001257273/meru-man-sentenced-to-death-for-murder-of-his-wife-over-phone

A man convicted for the murder of his wife has lost an appeal against his death sentence. Michael Munyori killed Lucy Kagendo after a quarrel over a mobile phone in Meru in 2010
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001257273/meru-man-sentenced-to-death-for-murder-of-his-wife-over-phone
A man convicted for the murder of his wife has lost an appeal against his death sentence. Michael Munyori killed Lucy Kagendo after a quarrel over a mobile phone in Meru in 2010
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001257273/meru-man-sentenced-to-death-for-murder-of-his-wife-over-phone

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