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Relief For Politician Mithika Linturi As Woman Withdraws Attempted Rape Case Against Him

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An accusation of attempted rape against Agriculture CS candidate Mithika Linturi made by a 36-year-old woman has been dropped.

The DPP acknowledged yesterday that they were aware of the specifics of the arrangement between the two and Chief Magistrate Susan Shitubi approved the withdrawal.

According to Section 40 of the Sexual Offenses Act, Shitubi withdrew the case. According to Linturi's attorney Muthomi Thiankolu, the lady testified in court on September 21 that they had discussed and decided to drop the lawsuit.

The woman had consented to drop the claim and the legal action against Linturi; state counsel Nyakira Kibera stated in court.

Nyakira said that the DPP was aware of the complaint's withdrawal and was willing to continue according to Thiankolu's suggested conditions after receiving the affidavit that the complainant had signed.

The woman acknowledged a contract between her and Linturi when she was in court. The prosecution questioned her over her willingness to drop the complaint.

The woman affirmed that she had voluntarily decided to drop the case and had no plans to bring it up again or make any additional claims against the defendants in the future.

She was also put under oath by the magistrate, who found out that she had voluntarily chosen to drop the case without any coercion or threats, and that she had no plans to press any more charges against Linturi.

The ksh 200,000 Linturi paid as cash bail must be returned to him and the ksh 200,000 the police took from him must be shown; according to a court order.

The state must return the accuser's and the prosecution witness's confiscated and held-for-exhibits cellphones.

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DPP Linturi Muthomi Thiankolu Nyakira Nyakira Kibera


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