Nakuru Magistrate Attacker Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder


A man who stabbed a Nakuru Resident Magistrate on Tuesday has admitted having attempted to kill the magistrate and the complainant.

Michael Kihoro Njeri stabbed resident magistrate Eunice Kelly on the hand and complainant Edith Adhiambo on the neck with a screwdriver after he was handed a three-year jail term for assault.

He was arraigned in court on Wednesday under tight security where he pleaded guilty to the attempted murder charges before Chief magistrate Josephat Kalo.

Mr Kihoro reportedly stabbed the magistrate six times while Adhiamabo was stabbed severally on her neck causing serious injuries.


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