• Holy Dave, whose real name is David Kimanthi, was charged in October and was in court for the mention of his assault case.
• He had pleaded not guilty to the assault charges.
Media personality and renowned food blogger Holy Dave appeared before a Kibera court for allegedly assaulting a businessman at a club in October 2022.
Holy Dave, whose real name is David Kimanthi, was charged in October and was in court for the mention of his assault case.
He had pleaded not guilty to the assault charges.
It was alleged that on October 1, last year at a club in Kilimani, he unlawfully assaulted Keem David and caused him actual bodily harm.
According to police records, the artist who is out on bail is alleged to have hit Keem with an alcohol bottle during an altercation at the club.
Witnesses say that Keem was sitting in the VIP section with two friends and when another friend from a different table decided to join them.
The said friend was stopped by a guard from joining Keem’s table and he went to intervene on his behalf that’s when holy Dave emerged.
It is alleged that he wanted to know why Keem was defending his friend from the security man and in that confrontation, it's alleged that he hit him on the left side of his face.
The victim sustained a deep cut on the left side of the face near the eye and his clothes were soaked in blood.
Both Holy Dave and Keem were escorted by the security guards outside the club.
The case was reported to the police and Holy Dave was arrested and charged with the offence of assault.
Police have also retrieved CCTV footage of the said incident that will be used as evidence in the case.
Holy Dave had also reported to police that he sustained an injury on that night on his right finger.