11 accused of SGR vandalism face charges

Some of the 11 people arrested in connection to vandalism of the Standard Gauge Railway are arraigned in court on June 9, 2017. Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Alexander Muteti opposed the release of the accused on bond. PHOTO | PHILIP MUYANGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Seven were charged with dealing in scrap metal without a license contrary to the Scrap Metal Act.
  • The court will deliver a ruling on Monday next week whether the accused will be released on bond or not.

Eleven people who were arrested in connection to vandalism of the multibillion-shilling Standard Gauge Railway line have been charged with sabotage, destruction of infrastructure and engaging in organised criminal activity.

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