A Kenyan court docket on Tuesday charged Christian cult leader Paul Nthenge Mackenzie and 29 different suspects for the murder of 191 children.
Authorities had dug out our bodies of children from Shakahola forest in japanese Kenya final yr, leaving the nation shocked.
Paul Nthenge Mackenzie and his associates have been accused of operating a cult within the area.
Authorities exhumed over 400 our bodies from the sprawling forest after months of search efforts, reported CNN.
The cult leader and 29 others pleaded not responsible to the fees.
Paul Nthenge Mackenzie and Good News International Church
Mackenzie ran the Good News International Church and allegedly inspired his followers to starve themselves and their children in order that they may attain heaven.
Investigators allege the cult was getting ready for the tip of the world underneath the directions of Mackenzie, reported CNN.
He has been in custody since April final yr.
Investigators reportedly labored within the forest for a number of months to search out proof.
According to studies, post-mortem outcomes later confirmed many of the recovered our bodies had died from hunger whereas others had indicators of blunt trauma and strangulation.
Authorities had dug out greater than 400 our bodies from the forest after looking there for months.