A man was charged with stealing Sh40 cabbage and Twitter is furious
Twitter users were left fuming after a man was charged with stealing a cabbage worth just Sh40.
Robbert Kihara Ngumo appeared before facing charges of theft of farm produce contrary to section 8 of the Farm and Produce Act.
“…on 21st June 2017 at 1830hrs at Mercy Mission Hospital farm within Eldama Ravine in Koibatek sub county within Baringo county, stole one cabbage valued at Ksh 40 the property of Mercy Mission Hospital,” read the charge sheet.
The ridiculous charge was made public by Starehe patliamentary aspirant Boniface Mwangi on his Twitter account.
Kenya police have charged Robert Kihara for stealing a cabbage worth Sh40 while big thieves who have looted billions enjoy police escort. pic.twitter.com/hTFfEsSG2O
— Boniface Mwangi (@bonifacemwangi) June 22, 2017
His post drew instant furious reaction.
We must stop being evil in this country. This is heinous and cruel in the most
— Benji Ndolo (@BenjiNdolo) June 22, 2017
This is a country where thuggery and incompetence are promoted and encouraged.
Integrity and efficiency is considered madness.
— Ibrahim Khalif (@real_ibrahimk) June 22, 2017
@UKenyatta this is where you and your cronies are taking US.. Making Kenyans Scavengers and Looters
— Hon. Fredrick Omondi (@HonFredrick) June 22, 2017
Kwa Ukweli….this serikali needs to go. Watupatie number we MPESA them that sh40
— IG: @MlikaMwizi (@mlikamwizi) June 22, 2017
Probably stole cabbage due to hunger n high cost of living yet he is jobless. JP promised 1M jobs now they’ve delivered high cost of living!
— Mzalendo (@RalphSungu) June 23, 2017
that is not theft that guy is hungry and needed food if he was a thief he would have stole more than acabbage releasekihara
— Adhan Wally (@WallyAdhan) June 23, 2017
You didn’t know that Kenyans laws works when it comes to common mwanainchi? , because when big people lots, they go record a statement.
— Godfey madegwa (@madgody) June 22, 2017