Patient to plead Monday for killing nurse

December 8, 2017 3:40 pm
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Joseph Mungai Njoroge did not however plead to the charge of murder after the prosecution informed the Deputy Registrar that investigations are still ongoing/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 7 – A patient who is accused of shooting and killing a nurse at Chiromo Lane Medical Centre on Wednesday has been arraigned in court.

Joseph Mungai Njoroge did not however plead to the charge of murder after the prosecution informed the Deputy Registrar that investigations are still ongoing.

Mungai is accused of shooting and causing the death 43-year-old nurse, Faustine Mwandliu after a short confrontation.

The Deputy Registrar directed Mungai to be treated at Industrial Area Prison health facility as he is said to be unwell.

The suspect, who has a mental condition was admitted at the hospital while in possession of a mini-Ceska pistol with eight rounds of ammunition after refusing to surrender it to the hospital’s security.

He will return to court on Monday to answer to the indictment.

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