The Star (Kenya)

FROM THE COURTS

- Crime · Sexual Abuse · Violence and Abuse · Society · Chelsea F.C.

laugh­ter at a Nairobi court when he opened up that his wife has been can­ing him up for years.in his de­fence, the 63-year-old man who was fac­ing as­sault charges, told the mag­is­trate that it was time for him to fight back.”sir, she has been beat­ing me up for over 10 years. My thigh has the ev­i­dence and I am ready to show it to the court. I seek for for­give­ness,” he said. He said that he only beat the wife due to pres­sure.”i slapped him sev­er­ally be­cause of pres­sure, I needed to show my other strength and she never for­gave me as I have been do­ing. I ask for for­give­ness,” he added.the wife, who was in court, asked to with­draw the case.”i have for­given him and I want to with­draw the case be­cause he is the fa­ther to my chil­dren,” she said.

JUST HOW MUCH do you love your favourite team? A man was on Thurs­day charged for as­sault­ing his friend with cook­ing gas fol­low­ing an ar­gu­ment over Chelsea FC new sign­ings. When the friend ar­gued against, rais­ing the tem­per­a­ture, he de­cided to win it by other means.a po­lice re­port says the vic­tim was in­jured on his knees and re­ceived treat­ment at a nearby hospi­tal. The sus­pect pleaded guilty be­fore a Nairobi mag­is­trate and asked for for­give­ness.the mag­is­trate di­rected the mat­ter to be men­tioned on Septem­ber 16 for sen­tenc­ing.

NAT­U­RALLY, JOURNALIST­S EX­PECT sus­pects to look dull, hide their face or frown when they take pic­tures. How­ever, but an In­dian did it dif­fer­ently last week.he posed for the photo and smiled but at­tracted the at­ten­tion of the mag­is­trate.”is this the same man who you ex­pect us to grant le­nient bond terms?” asked the mag­is­trate.the lawyer apol­o­gised on his own be­half.he was slapped with as Sh3 mil­lion bond and ef­forts by the lawyer to ask the court to re­duce it were un­suc­cess­ful.

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