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Six convicted in the murder of former Juja MP George Thuo

The six are accused of poisoning the deceased drink with Cyhalothrine Pesticide.

The High Court has convicted six people charged with the murder of the former Juja Member of Parliament George Thuo in 2013.

Paul Wanaina Boiyo alias Sheki, Christopher Lumbazio Andika alias Lumba, Andrew Karanja Wainaina, Samuel Kuria Ngungi alias Visi, Esther Ndinda Mulinge and Ruth Watahi Irungu alias Atlanta were found guilty of the offence of murder contrary to section 203 as read with section 204 of the penal code.

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The six are said to have committed the offence at the Porkies Garden Restaurant in Thika Town within Kiambu County in 2013 where they poisoned the deceased drink with Cyhalothrine Pesticide.

While delivering the judgment on Friday, Hon Lady Justice J.L. Korir ruled that the prosecution through their witnesses had proved the case against the 6 accused persons to the required standard.

In her ruling, she also cancelled the bond on the 6 convicts; Paul Wainaina Boiyo, Christopher Lumbazio Andika and Samuel Ngugi will be remanded at the Nairobi Remand Prison while Esther Ndina Mulinge and Ruth Watahi Irungu will be remanded at Lang’ata Women’s Prison pending the sentencing hearing scheduled for May 3rd, 2024.

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