By Wanja Waweru
Food blogger and gospel artiste Holy Dave appeared before a Kibera court for allegedly assaulting a businessman at a club in October 2022.
Holy Dave, whose real name is David Kimanthi, was charged in October and was in court for the mention of his assault case.
He had pleaded not guilty to the assault charges.
He was accused of unlawfully assaulting Keem David and causing him actual bodily harm on October 1 of last year at a club in Kilimani.
According to police reports, the musician who is free on bail is accused of hitting Keem during a fight at the club with an alcohol bottle.
According to eyewitnesses, Keem was seated with two friends in the VIP area when a third friend from a different table decided to join them.
A guard prevented the aforementioned friend from joining Keem’s table, and when the friend tried to intervene on his behalf, holy Dave appeared.
He allegedly wanted to know why Keem was protecting his friend from the security guard, and during that altercation, it’s alleged that he hit him on the left side of his face.
The victim sustained a deep cut on the left side of the face near the eye and his clothes were soaked in blood.
Both Holy Dave and Keem were escorted by the security guards outside the club.