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Six Gor Mahia Fans charged with post-match chaos

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Fans in CourtThe six are accused of taking part in an unlawful assembly and malicious damage to property after Gor Mahia lost 1-0 to Tusker FC at Uhuru Highway on Saturday,the 16th April .

Other counts include intent to terrorise motorists and members of the public and causing damage to windscreens and window glasses valued at Sh73,000.

Five of them denied the charges and were freed on a bond of Sh100,000 or a Cash bail of Sh20,000.

Mr James Owuor Warera, who admitted all the five counts, was remanded in custody until Tuesday when prosecution will avail evidence and exhibits collected from the scene of crime.

“ I urge this court to remand Mr Warera in custody until tomorrow (Tuesday) when I will present facts of the case,” Mr Kadebe pleaded.

He added that he will liaise with the investigating officer to recover any exhibits which the police could have recovered from the accused.

Chief magistrate Mr Ogembo granted the request and ordered Mr Warera to be kept in prison custody until Tuesday.

Prosecutor Mr Kadebe did not oppose the release of  the other five suspects on bond.

Mr Ogembo directed each one of them to deposit a cash bail of Sh20,000 until June 7 when the case will be heard.

In 2015, August, 19 fans were charged at Milimani law courts with 3 counts of going armed in public and creating disturbance.

They pleaded not guilty and were released on a bond of Sh50,000 with surety of the same amounts.

COLLETA JUMA

 

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