Three members of an armed gang in Kirinyaga sentenced to death

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Three members of an armed gang that has been robbing and carjacking people in Kirinyaga County were Tuesday sentenced to death.

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The accused were found guilty by Kerugoya senior principal magistrate Erick Wambu.

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The accused Joseph Njoroge, Lillian Njeri and Mikeson Mutinda were charged with robbing taxi driver Ibrahim Munyi Mbugi 3,300 shillings on 5th October 2016 at Kabendoso area of Kerugoya Township.

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They were further accused of using violence on him.

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They also faced a second charge of attempting to rob the victim his motor vehicle; a Toyota fielder worth 900,000 shillings.

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The three were identified as leaders of a vicious gang that has been terrorizing taxi drivers in Kirinyaga County robbing and maiming them in process.

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