A 66 year old woman has been charged with being in possession of bhang in Kangundo, Machakos County.
Mary Mutindi was on Monday fined Sh50,000 by Kangundo Law Court or face a twelve month imprisonment for being in possession of bhang.
The accused who appeared before Senior Principal Magistrate Desderious Orimba pleaded guilty to the charges leveled against her.
The prosecution told the court that the accused was arrested on December 21, 2017 at Lia Itune area in Kangundo, Machakos County.
In Mitigation the accused pleaded for leniency claiming the bhang didn’t belong to her but to someone else.
She told the court that someone gave her the bhang to hold and run away.
The Court considered her plea and fined her Sh50,000 or be imprisoned for one year.
By Fred Mulwa.