Confusion as court refuses to hear manslaughter case against Patel dam tycoon

Worrying development

The owner of the tragic dam presented himself to the Naivasha court on Thursday morning accompanied by the farm's general manager Vinoj Kumar.

They were to face charges of manslaughter, a capital offence that can only be heard before a High Court.

It is not clear why the state presented Mansukh and his co-accused before a magistrate's court when they knew that they were facing a capital offence that can only be heard by the High Court.

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