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Parliament Intruder Accused of Sabotaging CCTVs Before Protests

Parliament Intruder Accused of Sabotaging CCTVs Before Protests

On Wednesday, a man was arraigned at the Milimani Law Courts on account of being suspected of breaking into parliament buildings on several occasions ranging from April to July 2024.

The suspect was charged with making away with CCTV cameras amounting to Ksh2.6 Million on the days that he gained access to the building.

He was also allegedly found with the electrical switches at the time of his arrest on Monday.

In the charge sheets, it was reported that on one occasion, the suspect broke into parliament a day before the nationwide protests where protestors stormed parliament buildings on June 25.

Police officers reported that on June 24, the suspect mysteriously gained access to the building at around 6:00 PM where he broke in and entered basement area 1 making away with a CCTV switch valued at Ksh445,000.

“On the 24th day of JUNE 2024 at around 1800hrs at the Parliament of Kenya along Parliament Road in Starehe Sub County within Nairobi County, you broke into the basement no.1 area of the main Parliament building and committed a felony therein namely stealing of one (1) CCTV switch make CISCO valued at Kshs445,000/= (four hundred and forty-five thousand only),” read the charge in part.

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On a previous occasion, the suspect also allegedly broke into Parliament basement area 2 on May 20, where he stole two of the CCTV camera switches valued at Ksh890,000.

Similarly, on April 23, the accused allegedly committed a similar offence making away with two switches valued at Ksh890,000.

The most recent of the invasions was dated July 8, where the accused is stated to have broken into basement area 1 and committed the felony.

A review of the charge sheets by Gossipa2z.com revealed that on all four occasions where the suspect allegedly committed the offense, the felonies took place between 6:00-6:30 PM.

Appearing before a Milimani Senior Principal Magistrate, the suspect denied the charges and was freed on a Ksh500,000 bond or a cash bail of Ksh200,000.

The next hearing on the case will be held on July 24, 2024.

Parliament Intruder Accused of Sabotaging CCTVs Before Protests

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