Victor Munene Githinji, 30, was on May 6, 2021 hit by a vehicle that was being driven by Robert Ndegwa Ngugi, who is the senior deputy director of legal services at NTSA.
Mr Githinji was riding a motorbike when the incident happened.
According to the charge sheet produced in court on June 2, Mr Ngugi is accused of causing death by dangerous driving, contrary to Section 46 of the Traffic Act.
“Robert Ndegwa Ngugi on the 6th day of May 2021 at about 8pm, along Kiambu Road at Muthaiga North Road junction within Nairobi County, being the driver of motor vehicle registration number KCS 300C make Toyota Land Cruiser, drove the said vehicle along the said public road at a speed or manner which was dangerous to other road users,” reads the charge sheet.
Police believe that Mr Githinji’s death could have been avoided if the motorist was courteous on the road and minded the welfare of other road users.
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“Without due care and attention…you failed to give way at the road junction and collided with a motor cycle,” the charge sheet further reads.
After the incident, the victim was rushed to St Teresa Hospital in Thindigua, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Kenyanbulletin.com has established that Robert Ngugi, the accused was drunk when the incident happened. However, officers on duty at Pangani Police Station were bribed not to capture the information in the Occurrence Book.
“What is surprising is that nowhere was it recorded that the accused was drunk when he caused the death of my younger brother,” Mr Miano.
Mr Ngugi was released on a police cash bail of Sh20,000 when the incident first happened. When he appeared in court, he denied the charges and was released on Sh100,000 cash bail or an alternative bond of Sh400,000.
The late Githinji was heading to Ongata Rongai when the incident happened.