Kenyans are an angry lot after popular comedian Inspekta Mwala was today (20.09.19) fined Sh30,000 or one year in jail for causing death by dangerous driving.
As previously reported by The Sauce, the accident occurred in Mazeras, Kilifi County were the comedian hit and killed a middle-aged man, on August 26th 2019 as he was crossing the road.
According to the court documents, Mwala whose real name is Davis Mwabili attempted to overtake another vehicle, but lost control of his car and veered off the road, resulting in him hitting and killing one Ismael Mangi.
The comedian apologised and asked for forgiveness to the victim’s family, saying that he was sorry for ending the life of their son in an accident.
“I am very sorry. I also ask for forgiveness from the family of the deceased. I had not planned to cause the accident. I had no intention to kill, save that an accident occurred and I cannot have left where I was to go and cause the accident,” he said.
In February this year, Starehe MP Charles Njagua alias Jaguar was convicted of causing death by dangerous driving, it has emerged today. The accident occurred at Makutano on the Nairobi-Nyeri highway, within Kirinyaga County on March 21, 2017, along Sagana.
Jaguar was ordered to pay a fine of Sh40,000 or face imprisonment for six months. He was further barred from driving for a one year period.