By UPESINEWS CORRESPONDENT,26TH JULY 2017-The principal of St Augustine Preparatory School in Mombasa is among four other people charged on Wednesday 26th July ,with the murder of a six-year-old pupil who was killed by a school bus last week.
The accused principal Serah Kessi, bursar Venant Mwasaru, driver Valdi Mbadi, mechanic Abednego Mwendwa and bus conductor Charo Kazungu have opposed the charges, saying they are too harsh.
High Court Judge Dora Chepkwony is set to make the ruling on Wednesday afternoon whether the five with take plea or not.
The Director of Public Prosecutions argues that the five should not challenge the decision to enter plea at this stage.
The charge sheet indicate that the accused, with others not before the court, jointly murdered the boy in Sega, Majengo, in Mombasa County.
The six-year-old boy was run over by the back wheels of the bus when he fell down through an opening on its floor.