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Daniel Wachira Munene v. Republic

(1994) JELR 102881 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Criminal Appeal 1 of 1993  •  19 Oct 1994  •  Kenya

Coram
Abdul Majid Cockar, John Mwangi Gachuhi, Mathew Guy Muli

Judgement

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

AT NAIROBI

( Coram: Gachuhi, Cockar and Muli JJ A )

CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 1 OF 1993

BETWEEN

DANIEL WACHIRA MUNENE.........................................................APPELLANT

AND

REPUBLIC.....................................................................................RESPONDENT

(Appeal from a judgment of the High Court of Kenya at Nairobi (Mr Justice JA Mango) dated 23rd December 1992,

in

Criminal Case No 7 of 1992)

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JUDGMENT

The appellant’s wife was admitted at Kenyatta National Hospital in the morning of 6th January, 1991 for having burns over her body. At the time of her admission, she was unable to speak. She died from those injuries on 10th January, 1991. The appellant was then charged with the offence of murder contrary to section 203 as read with section 204 of the Penal Code in that on the 6th January, 1991, at Huruma Estate in Nairobi, he murdered his wife Nancy Wambui Wachira. He was tried and convicted as charged and sente…

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