A lady identified as Miriam Wairimu was arraigned in court and charged with being in possession of bhang. Ms. Wairimu was before Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku in Milimani Law Courts. – By Meshack Makau.
The accused was nabbed with 20 rolls of bhang along Charles Rubia Road in Nairobi on January 14, 2021.
She pleaded not guilty as charged but insisted that, that was a set up by the police.
“Your honor on that day I had money in my hand bag and as I was walking I was arrested by the police and insisted on searching my bag. I was shocked to find no money in my hand bag and those rolls were the only thing in my bag. The police set me up,”
It’s not clear what transpired between the lady and the alleged police. The magistrate on duty released her on a Ksh. 5000 bond. Her case will be mentioned on February 1, 2021 for pretrial directions and fixing of hearing dates.