BY NT CRIME CORRESPONDENT
Following days of operators unrest over two Mwiki Sacco Limited officers who beat up and killed their conductor, they have been arraigned in court.
It is said that the officials beat a conductor to death for hiking fare.
John Kibe Nyagah and Geoffrey Ngamau Wambui
appeared before Milimani Senior Resident Magistrate Miriam Mugure.
The two will be detained for two days to allow police complete their investigation.
The prosecution requested the court to grant them a week to conduct an autopsy saying that two were a threat to Mwiki residents.
In an affidavit Sworn by Police Officer James Ooro, the two were arrested when they presented themselves at the Central Police Station, Nairobi following a tip off than a manhunt had been launched to arrest them.
Nyagah and Ngamau are matatu stage attendants with Mwiki SACCO Limited.
On April 23, they assaulted Julius Kamau Mburu a conductor with their buses.
They are said to have occasioned Mburu injuries that could have led to his death.
“At the time of the arrest the body of the deceased was still lying at the Kiambu Level Four Hospital Mortuary,” said Ooro.
He added that seven days are enough to conclude the autopsy process which was opposed by their lawyer Daniel Ndegwa.