SUCCESSFUL APPEAL

Man's 20-year jail term for chopping off neighbour's finger halved

Mutinda was found guilty of causing grievous harm to Musya in 2019

In Summary
  • "In addition, the appellant shall pay compensation of Sh50,000 to the complainant,” the judge ruled.
  • The judge added that in default of the said compensation, the appellant will serve an extra five years in prison which cumulatively will be 15 years’ imprisonment.

A Kitui man who chopped off his neighbour's index finger on allegations that he was a witch has been handed a reduced sentence after an appeal.

His 20-year jail term has been reduced to 10...

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