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Police Officers Deny Aiding Serial Killer Escape

Three officers mentioned having aided the escape of self-confessed serial killer Masten Wanjala have denied any involvement.

Jogoo Road Police Station officers, Precious Mwende, Boniface Mutuma, and Philip Mbithi pleaded not guilty to two counts of Neglect and helping a prisoner escape from police custody.

The trio appeared before magistrate Bernard Ochoi.

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They were released on a cash bail of Sh 150,000 with an alternative Ksh. 300,000 bond.

The magistrate also directed the cashbail in the miscellaneous application to be used as part of the cashbail.

About Masten Wanjala

Authorities have launched a large manhunt for the fugitive who admitted to killing over ten young boys over the course of five years.

He also admitted to drugging them and swallowing their blood in certain circumstances.

An eyewitness informed Kenya’s Standard newspaper that he returned to his parent’s house, who had rejected him, and was murdered by neighbors.

According to Bungoma’s police commander, he tried to fend off suspicious neighbors by going to a nearby house.

*This article was written by Meshack Makau for Uzalendo News.  Email: uzalendonews24@gmail.com to submit your story.
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