poaching suspects
From right: Anthony Kyalo, Salim Mutuku and Zakayo Khaemba appear before Machakos Chief Magistrate, Lucy Mbugua charged with hunting and killing a giraffe. Photo by Justus Keesi/KNA

Four suspects were on Monday charged with poaching at the Machakos Law Courts.

The four, appeared before local Chief Magistrate, Lucy Mbugua for hunting and killing a giraffe and two porcupines at Malili area of Machakos County.

They denied the charges and were granted a Sh500, 000 bond each with a surety of an equal amount.

During the court proceeding, the carcasses of the porcupines and the head of the giraffe were presented as exhibits.

Here is that photo: