KURIA TO REMAIN LOCKED UP DURING POPE VISIT.

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MOSES KURIA CASE-DPP APPLICATION THROWN OUT (5)
Gatundu South Member of Parliament Mose Kuria after Nairobi magistrate court ordered him to spend two days at Kilimani police station pending the ruling on bail terms on Friday.
BY SAM ALFAN.
Gatundu South Member of Parliament Mose Kuria has been locked up for two days in a police station, pending determination of his bail term arising from incitement charge.

Nairobi Chief Magistrate Daniel Ogemba, said the accused should be held at Kilimani police station to wait his decision of the court as to whether he his to be released on bail or bond.

The court said the both submission from defence lawyers and the prosecution needs time for consideration.

Kuria appeared before the Chief Magistrate to plead to charges of incitement, he had earlier recorded statements with police as ordered by the director of public prosecution Keriako Tobiko.

He pleaded not guilty to charge and prosecution through Leonard Maingi strongly opposed his release on bail.

He said that accused his not remorseful and having been warned by another court not to utter words that will amount to public incitement.

Maingi said that accused has be national security threat and should be remanded in custody pending the hearing of his criminal indictment.

The prosecution told the court that on June 26, the accused while a addressing a public rally at Gatundu Stadium in Kiambu County he uttered words to effects that,

“Mimi nataka kusema, unajua yule mtu wa vitendawili alisema mimi sijui nyinyi ni militia ya jubilee. Hapa Gatundu nyinyi ni militia yangu mimi sitaki unjinga . nimewapatia mapanga kata mutu”

The matter was fixed for hearing of his case on January 27.

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