BBC Africa journalist Larry Madowo has comeout to help the man who pleaded guilty to “smuggling” a baby out of the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH).
Whilke taking to his twitter account Larry mentioned that he had talked to one of the lawyers Charles Liewa Madowo who is a partner at the HMS Advocates firm who would represent the accused om pro-bono.
“I’ve spoken to
@Charlesliewa who will represent him pro-bono”
— Larry Madowo (@LarryMadowo) February 18, 2019
The accused known as Bonface Murage 22 years old was arrested for attempting to get his new born daughter from Kenyatta National Hospital to avoid paying Sh56,000 hospital bill.
He is set to appear before Resident Magistrate Muthoni Nzibe, Murage told the court that he attempted to escape with the baby because he did not have the funds required to settle the debt.
The Magistrate ruled to have Murage remanded until Tuesday when the court will hear the charges preferred against him by the prosecution, after which he will be sentenced.