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Stephen M'Riungi,Geoffrey M'Baabu,Wilson M'Kiambi,Robert M'Mugambi v. Republic

(1983) JELR 96318 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Criminal Appeal 134,135,136 & 137 of 1892  •  27 Oct 1983  •  Kenya

Coram
Zakayo Richard Chesoni, Harold Grant Platt, Alister Arthur Kneller

Judgement

REPUBLIC OF KENYA

Court of Appeal, at Nairobi

Kneller JA, Chesoni and Platt Ag JJA

Criminal Appeals 134, 135, 136 and 137 of 1982

Stephen M’Riungi, Geoffrey M’Baabu, Wilson M’Kiambi,

Robert M’Mugambi............................................APPLICANT

v

Republic...........................................................RESPONDENT

Judgment of the Court. October 27, 1983

The four appellants Stephen M’Riungi (1st appellant), Geoffrey Mbaabu (2nd appellant), Wilson Kiambi (3rd appellant) and Robert Mugambi (4th appellant) were jointly convicted of robbery with violence contrary to Section 296(2) of the Penal Code and were each sentenced to death. Their first appeals against conviction and sentence were dismissed by the High Court. They have now appealed to this court.

The first two courts found that in the morning of May 3, 1981, robbers broke into and stole from Ester Nyoroka’s shop at Mbuinjeri Market in Meru District. The list of the goods stolen from the shop that morning includes among others…

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