• The student was arraigned in a Nairobi Court with charges of Publishing false information contrary to section 23 of the Computer Misuse and Cyber Crime Act.
Silvance Adongo Abeta ,a Business Student from the University of Nairobi has been charged with defamation.
Abeta was charged with publishing information alleging that Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua was offering Sh230 million to have Ndindi Nyoro assassinated.
The student was arraigned in a Nairobi Court with charges of Publishing false information contrary to section 23 of the Computer Misuse and Cyber Crime Act.
According to the charge sheet, Adongo on September 3, 2023, published information about Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua on his X account alleging that the president was planning to have Ndindi 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 the charge sheet in part.
Appearing before Chief Magistrate Susan Shitub, the accused denied the charges and was released on Sh300,000 or a cash bail of Sh100,000.
The case will be mentioned after two weeks.