Policeman in Mama Lucy Hospital shooting saga charged with murder

By Bernice Mbugua On Thu, 12 Mar, 2020 10:58 | < 1 min read
Mama Lucy Hospital shooting
Police officer Zadock Oyieka when he was presented in court for the first time on February 20, 2020. PHOTO | SCREENGRAB

The policeman who allegedly shot and killed a boda boda rider at Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital on February 18, has been charged with murder.

On Thursday, Mr. Zadock Ochuka Oyieka appeared before High Court judge Stella Mutuku and denied the charge.

The prosecution said it intends to call 22 witnesses to testify against the policeman.

Meanwhile, the officer has been remanded at the Industrial Area Prison pending his bail application hearing.

His lawyer said Mr. Oyieka has been in custody since February 20.

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