Matatu crew who killed woman after pushing her out of moving bus arraigned


Two matatu operators suspected to be behind the death of 28-year-old Florence Wanjiru after allegedly throwing her out of a moving bus were arraigned in court on Wednesday.

Appearing before Justice Jessy Lesit, the suspects; Joseph Muasya and John Nduai did not answer to the charge of murder after the prosecution requested the convicts to undergo mental assessment before taking plea.

The case will be mentioned on July 25, 2019.

The two are alleged to have killed Florence Muthoni Wanjiru on the night of 25th of last month.

National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) revoked licenses of Killeton Sacco crew after the incident with NTSA Director-General Francis Meja vowing the driver and conductor of the said matatu will never operate public service vehicles.

“The class A endorsement (PSV license) for Joseph Muasya and a conductors badge of matatu registered, KCC 086U for John Ndwai have been revoked,” read the statement..

NTSA further summoned Killeton Sacco officials to NTSA headquarters for questioning and submission of the incident report.


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