BY NT CORRESPONDENT.
Three nurses from Thikaroad superhighway based mental facility have been arraigned before a Nairobi court.
The three were charged with reckless and negligent act causing harm.
It is alleged that on 16th June at Mathari National Teaching and Referral Hospital in in Nairobi county ward eight and nine the three nurses Isaac Karanja Maina, Jacqueline Rebeca Aloo and Jacklyne Obonyo facilitated the escape of 18 male mental patients held in the said wards by unlocking the padlock of the entrance gates in a manner so rash to endanger 81 male mental patients lives.
The three accused persons denied the charge before magistrate Martha Mutuku and were each released on a bond of 500,000 shillings each with one surety or a cash bail of sh 200,000.
The matter will be heard on 7th September 2017.