Man in hot soup for destroying police radio worth Sh200,000

Cosmas Vaati [Photo: Courtesy]

A man was arraigned in court and charged with malicious damage of a police walkie-talkie.

Cosmas Vaati , 27, was charged that on February 1, 2019 at General Mathenge Drive, he stole a police Huawei radio worth Sh200,000.

Cosmas faced a separate count of malicious damage of national police service hand-held radio worth Sh200,000.

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It was alleged that he intentionally and wilfully destroyed the radio jointly with another person not before court.

Vaati is alleged to have picked the gadget along General Mathenge Road from a cop who had left it inside the car as she went to clear traffic.

After investigations, the gadget was found with Vaati at industrial Area.

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He denied the charges and was released on a Sh200,000 cash bail.