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Man Charged For Biting Police Officer At Petrol Station

A city motorist arrested for being in an altercation with a petrol station security guard before biting a police officer has denied the charges.

Evans Matundura appeared before Kibera Law Courts' Senior Principal Magistrate Philip Mutua where he was charged with assault offense against police constable John Ogweno and personating a police officer contrary to the law.

The incident took place at Ola petrol station along Limuru Road, Parklands within Nairobi Westlands.

That day Evans was within the petrol station where he suddenly caused traffic jam.The security approached him with a request to park his vehicle aside to all other motorists to get fueled easily.

He parked his vehicle and went to confront the guard claiming to be a police officer, the argument attracted public attention including 3 police officers who were in civilian clothes.

Ogweno was among the cops who interrogated Evans on his workstation and no.He gave a 4 digit no as opposed to the 6 digit police number saying he was attached at Rongai police station.

He was asked to prei his certificate of appointment but he failed to do so.He resisted arrest when Ogweno and his colleagues tried to handcuff him and in the process he bit Ogweno causing him harmful injuries.

The officers however managed to arrest him and escorted him to Parklands police station before being arraigned.The case shall be mentioned on October 12 for further directions.

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Evans Matundura Kibera Law Courts' Limuru Road Nairobi Westlands Ogweno

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