Brian Kamau Kariuk a student from Mount Kenya University undertaking a course in Public Administration has been charged with being in possession of bhang worth ksh2000.
Brian is alleged that on July 6, 2021 at Globe Cinema roundabout in Nairobi was found to be in possession of 200grams of bhang worth ksh2000.
Appearing before Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku, Brian told the court that the bhang was not 200mgs but 23mgs, hence pleading not guilty.
“Your honour I am a student at Mount Kenya University and I have my student ID with me, I plead for a lenient cash bail,” he said.
According to his statement recorded at the police station, the student confessed to the police that the bhang was for his personal use.
He was released on a cash bail of ksh5000 or bond ksh10,000 and one contact person.