Two women accused of kidnapping a four months old child and transported her from Nairobi to Bungoma have been detained till March.
Grace Akinyi Misiani and Nelly Achieng Misiani appeared before magistrate Martha Mutuku of Milimani Law Court and denied two counts of trafficking in persons and conspiracy to commit a felony against the law.
The court was informed that on March 1,2021 at Uhuru park area within Nairobi County, jointly with others not before the court, conspired together to commit a felony, namely trafficking in persons, in that they conspired to traffick baby E.T a child aged four months for the purpose of exploitation in abuse of vulnerability.
In the second count, the two were accused that on March 1,2021, at Uhuru Park of Nairobi County Jointly with others not before court transported and harbored, E.T a child aged four months from Nairobi to Bungoma for the purpose of exploitation in abuse of position of vulnerability.
They denied the charges read against them.
The prosecution has told magistrate Martha Mutuku that they are intending to oppose bail and they need more time.
Magistrate Mutuku has allowed that application and has directed the prosecution to file a formal application by March 18,2021.
They have been detained at Industrial Area police station till March 18,2021.
The matter will be mentioned on March 18,2021.