BY SAM ALFAN.
A former government pathologist has been charged with stealing the heart of a deceased man.
Moses Njue Gachoki was charged with stealing a heart at Lee Funeral Home on June 25 2015.
The prosecutor alleges that during a postmortem inquiry of Timothy Mwandi Muumba, deceased he stole his heart that came in to his possession as the pathologist.
He faces a second count of destroying evidence.
It is alleged that between June 25 2015 and September 21 2015 at Lee Funeral Home during the said exercise, he destroyed the heart of the said deceased after stealing it knowing that it might be used as evidence in judicial proceedings.
He is also accused of illegally removing a body part (Heart) belonging to Timothy Mwandi Muumba.
Gachoki is charged alongside his son who is his assistant Pathologist Lemuel Anasha Mureithi Njue who has been summoned to appear in court.
Nairobi Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi released him on a cash of 300,000 and bond of Sh1 million.
Proceedings resume July 30 2018.