Eldoret mother pleads with court to sentence son to life in prison

Angeline Jepkosgei, a 72-year-ol mother in Eldoret has on Friday pleaded with the court to sentence to life her son.

This is after the Principle Magistrate Christine Menya sentenced Jimmy James Kipchumba to eight year in prison after he was found guilty of threatening to kill his mother, damaging property and stealing.

The ruling did not however settle well with the mother who caused drama at the court saying the sentencing was lenient given the pain he has caused her and their family.

According to court documents, the accused was arraigned in October 2022 for the three counts top of the list the threats he had directed to her mother threatening to wipe out the entire family come January.

He however denied the charges before he was detained and denied bail due to the level of charges he was facing.

The Friday sentencing saw the mother who is a former prison warder confirm before the court that the son will be out in a few years and will once again cause problems to them, especially to his siblings.

She continued by saying that the eight years are not enough to teach him a lesson. The accused however accused his siblings of framing him since they want to deny him a share of the family wealth.

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