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Mugo wa Wairimu was jailed for 3 years on October 28, 2020 for operating a clinic without a licence. /CFM-FILE.

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Quack doctor Mugo Wa Wairimu handed 3 years

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 28 – James Mugo Wa Wairimu, the fake doctor who operated a clinic in Nairobi without a licence has been sentenced.

The quack doctor was jailed for three years on Wednesday, after a court found him guilty of operating a clinic without a license from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

Nairobi Senior Resident Magistrate Martha Nanzushi issued the ruling after upholding the evidence adduced by prosecution witnesses.

The court however, gave him an option of paying a Sh1.4million fine to be set free.

Mugo was also convicted of operating a medical laboratory that was not registered by the Kenya Laboratory Practitioners board.

The quack doctor thrust into public limelight when alleations emerged that he was fond of raping his patients after sedating them.


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