Fri. Apr 19th, 2019

Patient who killed Chiromo Lane nurse remanded 14 days

Chiromo Lane Medical Centre in Westlands, Nairobi, as pictured on December 7, 2017. 
The patient who shot and killed a nurse at Chiromo Lane Medical Centre has been remanded for 14 days.
Joseph Njoroge will be held at Industrial area prison over the murder of Faustine Mwandime at about 7pm on December 6.
Following an application by the prosecution, Justice Jessie Lesiit ordered a mental examination for Njoroge before he pleads to murder charges.
Defence lawyer Cliff Ombeta had opposed the application saying Njoroge was granted bail by a magistrate’s court on Friday.
Lesiit dismissed his argument and said the case will be mentioned on December 27
Faustine 43, had been convincing the patient to surrender his gun when he was shot in the head at the facility in Westlands, Nairobi.
Nurses have demanded the closure of the medical centre following the fatal shooting.
The National Nurses Association of Kenya condemned the act as heinous and asked for the Health ministry’s immediate action against the facility for “institutional negligence.”