A dangerous robber and one Uber driver have been charged with violently holding a police officer at gunpoint and stealing items valued at Sh102,292 including the officer’s firearm, bullets, phone and money.
Vincent Otieno and Musa Ouma were charged before Kibera senior resident magistrate Renee Kitagwa where they denied all the charges.
The two committed the offense on August 4 in Kawangware green farm in Dagoreti Sub-county Nairobi jointly with other armed criminals who are still at large.
They were released on Sh500,000 bond with the surety of the same amount.
Vincent is a hardcore criminal who had had runs with the police and iswa also separately charged with six counts of robbery with violence.
He had appeared in the same court for robbing a victim in Suna Estate in Kawangware while armed with a pistol.
“He has another case in court already, he is a dangerous man when released on bond and I pray that he be detained until the case is heard and determined,” said the prosecutor.
The magistrate directed the matter to be mentioned on Wednesday next week for the bond ruling.