Meru Senator Mithika Linturi has been charged with attempted rape.
Appearing at the Milimani Law Courts on Tuesday, Linturi was charged that on January 30, 2021 he attempted to rape a 36-year-old woman at Maiyan Villas Hotel in Nanyuki at around 3am.
He further faced a second charge of committing an indecent act with an adult contrary to section 11(A) of the Sexual Offences Act.
Masaibu ya Senata Wa Meru Linturi. Meru Senator Mithika Linturi has been freed on KSh200,000 cash bail after pleading not guilty to attempted rape charges. pic.twitter.com/Fo5cLolvD5
— Ahmed Mohamed ((ASMALi)) (@Asmali77) September 14, 2021
He pleaded not guilty to both counts before Magistrate Nanzushi and was released on a cash bail of Ksh.200,000.
The case will be mentioned on October 26.