Login Register

Samuel Githua Njoroge v. Republic

(2007) JELR 95042 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Criminal Appeal 53 of 2006  •  25 Sep 2007  •  Kenya

Philip Kiptoo Tunoi, Erastus Mwaniki Githinji, William Shirley Deverell



The appellant was convicted by the superior court on his own plea of guilty for the offence of manslaughter contrary to section 202 as read with section 205 of the Penal Code and sentenced to seven years imprisonment. He appeals against the sentence on three grounds namely:-

1. That, I am thirty five years old and a parent of two children aged between four and six years. I am the only son of my parents and for all the time I used to be with them I was the sole bread winner to my parents and my family too.

2. That from the time I have remained confined I developed stomach ulcers and I have been experiencing a hard time and much suffering due to the condition and environment of being confined.

3. That I have been rehabilitated and I got saved while here and most of time I give testimonies to my fellow inmates and I promise to be somebody helpful in the society incase of being released and I humbly pray that this Hon. Court consider my sufferings as a whole.

On the mater…

There's more. Sign in to continue reading

judy.legal is the comprehensive database of case law and legislation from Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. Gain seamless access to over 20,000 cases, recent judgments, statutes, and rules of court.

Get started   Login