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Ex-Mungiki leader Maina Njenga released on bail

Former Mungiki leader Maina Njenga. PHOTO/COURTESY

Former Mungiki sect leader, Maina Njenga, has been released on a cash bail of Ksh50,000 after he denied seven criminal charges levelled against him.

Njenga was Monday arraigned at the Nakuru Law Court to answer seven charges including being a member of an organized criminal gang.

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He was represented in court by a team of lawyers including Ndegwa Njiru, Narc-Kenya party leader Martha Karua and Prof. George Wajackoyah.

Njenga denied the charges and was released on a bond of Ks100,000 with an alternative cash bail of Ksh50,000.

Principal Magistrate, Kipkirui Kibelyon, warned parties in the suit not to comment on the case.

The former Laikipia County Senatorial candidate is also alleged to have been found in possession of government store wares, narcotics, and a military backpack strap which is the property of the National Police Service that is suspected to have been stolen or unlawfully obtained.

he case will be mentioned on 20th June 2023 for pre-trial.

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