Kenya : 17 People Appear in Court over Murder of Catholic Priest
Father Kamau was one of the victims of post election violence in Kenya .
February 12, 2008 Kenya (CISA) -Seventeen people have been charged with the murder of a Catholic priest of the Diocese of Nakuru during the post-election violence that gripped Kenya in January.
The suspects were arraigned before Nakuru Principal Magistrate, Gilbert Mutembei, on Monday. The charge read that on January 26, together with others not before the court, and using crude weapons, they killed Fr. Michael Kamau Ithondeka at Muserechi trading center in Eldama Ravine. They proceeded to set his car ablaze.
Fr. Kamau, 41, was killed at an illegal roadblock set up by armed youth on the Nakuru -