Josphat Muriuki who was sentenced to a 14-day jail term by a Meru court after pleading guilty of threatening to sodomise his employer. PHOTO | MATILDA IKIDII

A shamba boy who threatened to sodomise his female boss has been sentenced to serve a 14-day jail term by a Meru court.

Meru Chief Magistrate Lucy Ambasi sentenced Josphat Muriuki for 14 days without an alternative of paying a fine after he pleaded guilty to the crime.

Mr Muriuki pleaded for forgiveness on account of being drunk at the time of the incident.

“It is true your honour, but l was drunk and l beg for forgiveness,” said Muriuki.

He was accused of creating a disturbance by the prosecution.

Prosecution counsel Margaret Matheka told the court that Mr. Muriuki threatened the woman on August 7 while in her farm.