Matiang'i makes drastic move after Pastor Ng'ang'a was acquitted of murder

Kenyans had been left angered after the courts acquitted the televangelist of murder charges.

CS Matiang'i has now requested the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to appeal the decision to acquit Ng'ang'a.

The CS has also directed the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) to commence a fresh probe on the 2015 accident.

Kenyans had been left stunned and angered after a Limuru court acquitted the televangelist of charges of killing a woman by reckless driving three years ago.

KOT rage

Using the hashtag #JusticeforMercyNjeri, Kenyans took to Twitter on Tuesday where they vented their frustrations and anger at what they deemed as a "broken justice system" in the country and expressed their disappointment at what termed "failure to deliver justice".

According to Chief Magistrate Godfrey Oduor, the prosecution witnesses, presented to the court by the police, failed to place Mr Ng’ang’a at the scene of the accident, and therefore it could not be proved that the pastor was driving the Range Rover which killed Mercy Njeri.

Pastor Ng’ang’a has all along maintained he was innocent and denied the charges against him, which included dangerous driving, causing an accident and failing to report it, and causing the death of Ms Njeri.

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