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Kenya: Governor Sang Charged With Assault, Freed on Sh500,000 Cash Bail

Nandi Governor Stephen Sang was on Monday charged with assault in a case over the destruction of tea farms worth Sh2 million while reclaiming public land he claimed was grabbed.

"We have amended the charge sheet to include assault," said Prosecutor Sylvester Thuo, who will pursue three counts of assault, malicious damage to property and incitement to violence.According to the amended charge sheet, he allegedly assaulted an individual at the estate using blunt objects on June 8, 2019.His lawyer Mrs June Maasai asked the prosecutor to serve her with the amended charge sheet.Following the operation in 2019, the county boss was charged with malicious damage to property, incitement to violence and abuse of office.

p Nandi Governor Stephen Sang was on Monday charged with assault in a case over the destruction of tea farms worth Sh2 million while reclaiming public land he claimed was grabbed.The governor is accused of destroying tea bushes valued at Sh2 million, which belonged to Kibware Tea Estate.

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