MURDER TRIAL OF BRITON FAILS YET AGAIN.

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British businessman Richard Alden who facing murder charge before high court criminal court in Nairobi.

BY SAM ALFAN.

The trial of Briton charged with a murder of Kenyan girlfriend failed to take off for the third time in a Nairobi court.

Trial judge Jessie Less it was said to be indisposed forcing an adjournment.

Richard is charged with murder of Grace Wangechi Kinyanjui, at his Karen home in Nairobi

The trial goes on after the DPP rejected a proposal to have the matter settled out the of court on strength the murdered woman relatives had forgiven the briton.

Alden has denied killing Wangechi , 42, at Windy Ridge Road , Karen on June 4, in Nairobi county.

In July the matter was adjourned but his lawyer Pravin Bowry told the court that he is ready to proceed with the trial since his client wants the matter heard expeditiously.

He told the court that he is currently jobless with no source of income.

“The accused desires to proceed with the hearing since he’s in the country without a job or any source of income” Boris told the court.

The case failed to proceed last week after Richard was told that the trial judge was attending a judicial forum in Mombasa.

Alden through his lawyer Pravin Bowry, told the trial court that he is ready to proceed with his trial and blamed the prosecution for delaying the trial.

Alden has denied the charges of being in possession of ammunition.

without firearm certificate, making a document without authority and forging a firearm certificate purporting to be genuine and valid
certificate issued by Central Firearms Bureau.

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