Man in court for threatening to kill news anchor Joy Doreen Biira

Lawrence Joel Nyamo, also known as Kepha Omanga Boundi, has pleaded not guilty to charges of threatening to kill KTN news anchor Joy Doreen Biira.

According to the charge sheet, it is alleged that on January 15, 2017 at around 7:58pm, Mr Nyamo sent a scary text message to Ms Biira, threatening her that if Aaron Ochieng – a then-Standard Group journalist who allegedly stole Biira’s car – won’t be “released from police custody, then he will kill her”.

“Wewe Doreen…kama Aaron hatoki jela, believe me or not surely we will kill you in cold blood and any time – by Jalango,” reads the charge sheet.

Mr Nyamo pleaded not guilty and was released on a cash bail of KSh300,000. The case will be mentioned on the February 23.

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