The fall of the gong:Murang’a dad who let his 7-year-old son drive his Prado fined

The fall of the gong:Murang’a dad who let his 7-year-old son drive his Prado fined

BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,15TH JUNE,2021-A court in Kandara, Murang’a county, has fined a man Sh20,000 or he serves three months in jail for allowing his seven-year-old son to drive his vehicle.

Ayub Kinyanjui was arrested on Monday at Kirwara area in Gatanga after a video showing his son driving a Prado TX was circulated on social media.

The suspect pleaded guilty to the charge of allowing an unauthorised person to drive a motor vehicle along Thika-Kandara road on June 12.

Kinyanjui told principal magistrate Margaret Kinyanjui that he had taken his vehicle to a car wash before proceeding to a supermarket.

He said he left his son unattended, only to find that he had driven the vehicle when he was filmed by observers.

The principal magistrate said that only a person with a valid driving licence is allowed to drive.

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