Senior county officers charged with assaulting a Police officer

Two senior county administrative officers were on Wednesday arraigned before a Nakuru court and charged with assaulting a Police Officer.

Appearing before Senior principle Magistrate Liz Gicheha Emmah Karimi and Evans Kyalo were charged that they jointly assaulted a police officer, inspector Richard Mucume Kabiru on July 28.

Karimi, Kuresoi South deputy County Commissioner and Kyalo, an Assistant County Commissioner in Transmara allegedly and jointly beat Mucume up over a disagreement on a work related issue and caused him injuries.

Kyalo was formerly stationed at the Kuresoi South offices before he was transferred. According to the police, the officer who was on his official duties at night in Kuresoi South within Nakuru County when the incident occurred.

The two administrative officers, however, denied the charges as read to them.

Their lawyer Mr Motanya Onyancha had earlier sought to have the plea deferred saying that the two had been issued with summons to appear before the Directorate of Criminal Investigations offices in Nakuru but the request was turned down by the court.

They were released on a bond of Sh 10,000 each with surety of similar amount.

The case was slated for mention on August 13.

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