Jackson Namunya Tali (“the Accused”), was charged with murder under Sections 203 and 204 of the Kenyan Penal Code. The Accused, a nurse by profession, operated a medical clinic known as the M.P. Medical Clinic & Laboratory Services, at the Gachie Trading Centre in Kiambu County, Kenya. In July 2009, he allegedly assisted one of his patients, Christine Atieno, to procure an abortion which resulted in complications that led to her death.