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How prosecution blunders saved a defilement convict

Dominic Maina Nyambura, who was jailed for 15 years in January 2020, walked free on appeal.

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What you need to know:

  • The court said the prosecution had failed to prove the offence of defilement, leaving the court's conviction of the accused hanging in the air or standing on quick sand without any evidential anchor.