Matuga MP Hassan Mwanyoha’s son, Mafanikio Mwanyoha, has been sentenced to death by a Kwale court on charges of robbery with violence. Hassan who is also awaiting a hearing for other similar charges in Mombasa High Court on May 30th.
He and his accomplice Hussein Hassan were accused of violently robbing a tourist in Bougan Villa and the two made away with Peter Schadwsky’s bag, an LG mobile phone, a pair of spectacles, a company ID card and five credit cards, all approximately Kshs. 15,000 on August last year.
His father MP Mwanyoha said he will not appeal on behalf of his son and he will let the courts decide. Mafanikio has however appealed against the decision and holding firm that he is innocent.