google.com, pub-1809254538270268, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 42-Year-Old Man sentenced to Serve 12 Months in Prison For Destroying his Mother’s TV Set. – Al Shifaa Media Kenya
November 30, 2023

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A 42-year-old man from Changamwe who destroyed his mother’s TV set, woofer and lamp has been sent to twelve months in jail.

Richard Mwendwa Titus was handed the sentence by Mombasa principal magistrate Vincent Adet after pleading guilty to the charges of malicious damage to property.

The particulars being that on March 11, this year at railways estate area in Changamwe sub-county, Mombasa County, Mwendwa unlawfully damaged a television, an LG Woofer and a sun-king lamb all valued at Kshs.125,438 properties belonging to his mother.

The court heard that Lydia Kitheka Kyere had left her two sons in her house watching tv and gone for a meeting at Akamba hand craft.

While on her way, she saw her grandson running from behind, she stood to wait him.

Upon reaching where she was,he told her that his uncle [Mwendwa] was taking away their tv.

Kyere rushed back to the house but upon reaching she found that the suspect had already damaged the items and dumped the remains in the composite pit.

She reported the matter to Changamwe police station and Mwendwa was later arrested.

The remains of the damaged TV set,woofer and lamp were availed in court as exhibits.

Mwendwa pleaded guilty to the charges and claimed his mother had messed him which prompted him to commit the offence out of anger.

He was jailed without an option of a fine.

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