Mugumoini residents, Maragua woke up to a stinking stench which spead all over the small village.According to the area residents, the body of one Mwangi was first spotted by a 10-years-old boy who had gone to fetch water for breakfast at the well.Scared and shocked, the boy raised the alarm and neighbors came to see what was happening only to identify the man’s body rotting.
Apparently, the man sought to change his behaviors and on Sunday, he gave his life to Christ at an Anglican Church in Maragua.He hopped that God would take away what was awaiting him .Unknown to him, he was being tracked by the police All this is after 5 years of hideout and the police were closing in on him after arresting 13 of his accomplices.
A man identified as Nduba from Murang'a has been arrested by the police after so many years on the run.It's said that Nduba was among a certain armed gangster squad in Murang'a that identified itself as 'Gaica Gang'.It said that while in the run, 13 of his gang members were arrested and he was the only man surviving.
Development comes with it's own share of challenges.The just completed Makuyu-Gati Iguru bypass linking Meru highway with Garissa Highway has had a bad implications several years since it's Inauguration.
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has been contesting for the presidency for four times now and he has never been declared the President elect.Raila and his supporters have however been alleging that their victory is usually stolen from the chaotic 2007 general elections to the 2017 one.
Muranga County Women Representative Hon Sabina Chege mourned the passing on of a long serving Mt.Kenya leader.The MP has today joined mourners at Gen Matenjangwo stadium during send off of former Councillor Cyrus Ruru Mwaura.
The reknown Kikuyu gospel musician Dennis Mutara says fellow musician saw his shining star,got jealous and tried to dim it.Dennis has escaped death narrowly in a road accident near Maragua, Murang’a county and is recovering well.
A deadly accident in Murang'a has reportedly left three people fighting for their lives, after the vehicle they were traveling in allegedly lost control veering off the road.
It is normal that after retiring from politics or after failing to clinch your seat in the preceding election,politicians do engage in personal activities ,like running their business. A good example is Former Maragua Member of Parliament, Kamande Wambuku,who failed to defend his seat during an election.Upon failing to win the seat hevrelocated to his ancestral village to do his personal things. The one time powerful Mp then resorted to start a wines and spirit at his village town called Punda Milia in Murang’a.
The town is located along Thika-Sagana road 10km south of Murang'a town in Murang'a county.It has a population of 8,597 people(4,006 males and 4,591females)as per the 2019 census statistics.The town is a good agricultural center which is known for the sell of bananas which are exported abroad.The residents are mainly
Maragua resident have been complaining of insecurity in the area when six people have been killed by a dangerous armed gang terrorizing the area. The leader of the terror gang named Maina warned the chief area and told him to steak where he belong and leave his territory alone. He told the chief that his boys and his customers don't need his help. The residents in the area told the journalists that the terror gang have been running changaa and bhang business in the area, the gang are believed to be working jointly
It has emerged that some allies of His Excellency the Head of State president Uhuru Kenyatta are planning on how to ensure Raila Odinga gets to the presidency after the forthcoming presidential elections.
As the reign of the first Muranga County Governor, Hon.Mwangi Wa Iria comes to an end in 2022 after serving his second term, several politicians have been tipped to take over the county's leadership from him.
The 34-year-old man identified as Onesmus Mburu from Maragua, Mbombo Ya Reli- Murang'a County is said to have taken a dog that was hit by a vehicle and decided to take it home and make it his supper. According to his grandmother, Njeri, Mburu went to her home and borrowed a knife little did she know that it was meant for dog slaughter. "My two dogs have been eaten by him, he came to my house to borrow a knife and I gave it to him. He seems mentally ill and smokes tobbacco as well. We found dog's intestines hanged
State of insecurity in Muranga has caught the attention of many Kenyans. The residents of Maragua town have living in fear from thugs who have been terrorizing them. The attacks have been happening in plain sight and in broad daylight. Residents have been complaining of being threatened by a gang of 50 youths who have been rampaging the town. The gang terrorizing the area has been armed with arrows, machetes and knives. They have been roaming the streets harassing and stealing from the residents and workers
When first case of coronavirus was reported, president Uhuru Kenyatta moved with speed to introduce stringent measures to curb spread of coronavirus in the country. Among the measures that were introduced was dusk to dawn curfew. Police has been blamed for using alot of force in enforcing curfew. Many people have been killed for allegedly defying curfew. Today a family in Maragua Murang'a county is seeking for justice after their son was brutally short by police. Kevin Mungai a bodaboda ride in Maragua was on
Cllr Cyrus Ruru Mwaura has been an outstanding leader both in the AIPCA Church and in National geopolitics, the man who mentored me and encouraged my entry into politics.
Police officers have been accused by the residents of Maragua for sleeping on their duties. This follows the series of attacks that have been reported recently. The residents who were annoyed and tired of the attacks raised their concerns about the insecurity in the area. They said that the attackers come while armed and Rob shops mercilessly. This has caused more deaths related to the murder. These criminals are said to be do daring in that when they come consume goods and services but refuse to pay. Residents
Inhumane Act After A Rogue Police Officer Brutally Shoots A Middle-Aged Man For Defying Curfew Hours
A family in Maragua, Murang'a county is in pain after their son was brutally shot by a rogue police officer for defying curfew hours. The victim by the name Kelvin Mungai, who is a bodaboda rider claims he met with the police officer while heading home who stopped him and instead of arresting him for defying curfew hours, he immediately shot him and left him to die. According to the family, Kelvin was rushed in Maragua hospital while unconscious where he has been receiving treatment although one bullet has not
Sam Wairimu. Former Maragua parliamentary aspirant Sam Wairimu alleged Sodomy and sexual assault case against him almost ruined his banking as well as political career. Sodomy is a felony per Section 162 of the Kenyan Penal Code, punishable by 14 years’ imprisonment, and any sexual practices between males (termed "gross indecency") are a felony under section 165 of the same statute, punishable by 5 years' imprisonment. During the 2017 election campaigns, Wairimu, as popularly known, had booked himself a room