Suspects caught stripping man naked facing robbery with violence charges
Two suspects who were cornered by security guards and members of the public as they attempted stripe a man naked during a botched robbery in a Nairobi slum are facing robbery with violence charges.
Mohammed Hussein Abdi and Boru Tadicha Guyo appeared before the Makadara Law Courts where they were charged with violently robbing Job Mutili of his mobile phone, a pair of shoes and Sh5,500 at the Mukuru Kaiyaba slums within South B Division in Nairobi on November 27.
On the day in question, Mr Mutili was walking home from work at around 9pm when he was accosted by three youthful men on Kaiyaba bridge.
The three men attacked him with a stone before descending on him with blows and kicks. He fell down and the three men, including the two suspects in court, allegedly ripped off his shirt and his shoes.
They also allegedly robbed him of his wallet which had his money and a national ID card.
Mr Mutili was rescued by night guards and members of the public who pursued and overpowered the two suspects and escorted them to South B Police Station.
Mr Mutili was summoned to the station where he recorded his statement and investigations were concluded before the two suspects were charged.
The suspects denied the charges before Senior Principal Magistrate Mary Njagi and were released on a bond of Sh200,000 with a surety of a similar amount.
The case will be mentioned on January 30, 2023 before hearing starts on June 20, 2023.