BY PRUDENCE WANZA – The Director of Public Prosecution, Noordin Haji has ordered for the release of a man who was arrested for slaughtering and cooking dog meat.

The man identified as Martin Munene from Tharaka Nithi claimed he decided to slaughter the dog due to lack of food after three days of going without food.

“DPP Noordin Haji has directed for immediate release of man arrested for slaughtering & cooking a dog for lack of food at Tharaka Nithi County. He further directed county CCIO to liaise with County Commissioner to provide man with adequate food,” read a tweet from the DPP’s office.

DPP has further directed the County Criminal Investigations Officer (CCIO) to liaise with the County Commissioner to provide the man with adequate food.