Mombasa Principal Magistrate Elvis Michieka has passed away.
Michieka died while receiving treatment at the Karen Hospital, the Kenya Judges and Magistrates Association Secretary-General Derrick Kuto confirmed.
“He passed on this morning (Wednesday, December 2) while receiving treatment at Karen Hospital, Nairobi. His body is being taken to Montezuma Funeral Home. We have lost a brother, a friend and a diligent colleague. He is an irreplaceable pillar. I wish to convey our condolences to the family and friends,” said Kuto.
Also confirming the demise was Chief justice David Maraga who described the departed as a dedicated judicial officer who rendered his services with exceptional diligence.
“Just last month he was interviewed for promotion and has been awaiting the results of the exercise,” he said.
“I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to the family.”
Michieka had been receiving treatment for two weeks at the health facility.