Drama was witnessed in Milimani law court after a magistrate ordered ordered that Oparanya be detained until Friday for snoring loudly in court.
Sharon Oparanya was detained at Langata Women’s prison by Milimani Senior Principal Magistrate Martha Nanzushi after she allegedly appeared in court while drunk, slept and started snoring uncontrollably.
“Wait wait! Why is she snoring in court, is that someone sleeping in my court?” the magistrate posed.
“Your honour, she is drunk and that’s why she is sleeping in court,” Court Orderly replied.
Reports has it that the woman was arrested by a traffic police along Ngong Road while driving a Mercedes Benz while drunk in a way that she could not keep the control of the sedan.
Magistrate Martha ordered that Oparanya, who was expected to face charges of driving under the influence of alcohol be detained until Friday when she will answer to the charges. More