On Wednesday, January 31st, 2024, a Kangundo court reached a verdict, sentencing Micah Mutua Mule to 20 years in prison for the defilement of a minor.
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) revealed that the accused, Mutua, committed the offense on July 1st, 2020, at Kwa Matingi Kambi in Kisukuoni Location, Matungulu Sub-County, within Machakos County.
Principal Magistrate Daffline Sure, in her judgment, affirmed that the prosecution, led by Prosecution Counsel Vivianne Nyangena and Mirriam Mwaura, successfully demonstrated the guilt of the accused according to legal standards. The court noted that four prosecution witnesses provided consistent and collaborative evidence against the accused.
Despite the opportunity to defend himself, the accused, Micah Mutua Mule, failed to acquit himself from the charges, compelling the court to convict and sentence him in adherence to the law.