Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu has been arraigned at Milimani Law Courts and released on Ksh5 million bond and ordered to appear in court tomorrow at 9 a.m together with her co-accused Stanley Muluvi. She faces abuse of office and tax evasion charges.
Mwilu appeared before Chief Magistrate Lawrence Mugambi, and was represented by James Orengo and John Khaminwa among other lawyers.
DCJ Mwilu is accused of obtaining execution of a security belonging to Imperial Bank Limited by false pretense, abusing her office for personal gain, accepting a gift in the form of money in circumstances which undermined public confidence in the integrity of her office.
The DCJ will also answer charges on unlawful failure to pay taxes and conducting herself in disregard of the law.
Here’s the charge sheet:-
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