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University Student Charged For Gachagua, Ndindi Nyoro ‘Assassination’ Tweets


A Business Student from the University of Nairobi finds himself on the wrong side of the law after publishing information alleging that Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua was offering Ksh 230 million to have Hon Ndindi Nyoro assassinated.

Silvance Adongo Abeta was arraigned in a Nairobi Court with charges of Publishing false information contrary to section 23 of Computer Misuse and Cyber Crime Act.

According to the charge sheet, Adongo on September 3rd 2023 published information about DP Gachagua on his Twitter account that the president was planning to have Hon. Nyoro killed.

“My NIS sources believe that the Nairobian Newspaper will be reporting confirmed bounty rumors about Kenya’s president Rigathi Gachagua AKA Riggy G wanting Ndindi Nyoro dead at a cost of Ksh 230m. It’s supposed to look like his blood brother’s assassination accident” reads Adongo’s Twitter account tweet.

Appearing before Chief Magistrate Susan Shitubi at Milimani Law Courts, the accused denied the charges and was released on Ksh 300,000 bond with an alternative cash bail of Ksh 100,000.

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