Former Ruaraka OCS Nahasho Mutua has been sentenced to ceath in murder case of inmate Martin Koome in 2013.
Justice Stella Mutuku handed over the sentence sayin that the evidence proved beyond reasonable doubt that Nahashon was involved in inhuman act that led to the killing of Martin Koome.
The High Court has today delivered the sentence in the case of Republic Vs Nahashon Mutua. The senior police officer charged with the murder of Martin Koome has been sentenced to death under Penal Code Section 204. @IPOA_KE @ODPP_KE @AmnestyKenya @DCI_Kenya @NPSOfficial_KE pic.twitter.com/0Qb6tEjQYm
— IJM Kenya (@IJMKenya) February 14, 2019
The Court had ruled that the element of malice afterthought has been proven further directing that a probation report and impact report be prepared before sentencing.
Mutua had denied the charges saying that he was on duty and was informed of Koome having been injured and he directed he be taken to the hospital.