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FA Cup resumes after 115 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Football fans in the country have been afforded an opportunity to watch their favourite English teams compete in the Football Association (FA) Cup this weekend.

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The Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) will beam live the knock out stages of the competition from Saturday evening with one match on the card.

The FA Cup quarter-finals were rescheduled for the weekend of 27-28 June with the final set to take place on Saturday, 1 August.

The semi-finals have been rescheduled for 18-19 July.

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This comes after the resumption of football after 115-days due to the COVID-19 pandemic that saw football competition across the world suspended.

Premier League made a return last week with the hope of playing the over 90 matches that were remaining.

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On Saturday, Manchester United, who have not lifted the cup in four years will be away to Norwich City. This match will air at 7:30 pm.

In the other matches, Leicester City will host Chelsea at the King Power Stadium at 6:00 pm and later Newcastle will play the defending champions Manchester City at 8:00 pm.

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Kenya: Officer Who Allegedly Shot Dead Standard 8 Pupil in Mathare Granted Sh1 Million Bail

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A police officer who is facing charges of killing of a Standard 8 pupil at Kiamaiko Huruma in Nairobi three months ago has been granted a cash bail of Sh1million.

Duncan Ndiema Ndiwah alias Champs was freed by Justice Luka Kimaru who warned him of dire consequences should be interfere with the prosecution witnesses.

BAIL APPLICATION

The judge told that accused that he risked bail cancellation in the event he meddles with the dispensation of justice in whatever manner.

The accused was given an alternative bond of Sh2million with one surety of similar amount in the event he fails to raise the Sh1million cash bail.

The accused was also directed to avail a contact person who will ensure the officer attends court all the time when required.

“Justice Kimaru exercised his discretion in the bail application to release the police officer on bond then granted him a a cash bail of Sh1million,” defence lawyer Dunstan Omari stated.

FEARING FOR HIS LIFE

Presenting the bail plea Omari said the accused will abide by all the terms imposed by court while releasing him on bond.

The state had opposed the release of the police officer on bond. State prosecutor Gikui Gichuhi presented her arguments which were however overruled by the court. Ms Gichuhi had cited interference of prosecution witnesses.

The father of the deceased had also opposed the release of the suspect claiming he feared for his life since he had been seeing suspicious people around his residence lately.