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Relief For DCJ Mwilu As High Court Temporarily Suspends Criminal Proceedings

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Kenya's Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu appears at the Milimani Law Court after she was arrested over alleged corruption in Nairobi, Kenya August 28, 2018. /COURTESY
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Kenya’s Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu appears at the Milimani Law Court after she was arrested over alleged corruption in Nairobi, Kenya August 28, 2018. /COURTESY

High court judge Chacha Mwita has issued stay orders stopping criminal proceedings against DCJ Philomena Mwilu and her lawyers Stanley Kiima.

Mwilu on Wednesday morning filed the petition seeking to stop her from taking a plea.

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In her petition, the DCJ has sued the DPP, DCI, the Attorney General, and chief magistrate of the Anti-corruption court. Through her lawyer Okongo Omogeni, Mwilu argues that “charges have been commenced in abuse of court process with the singular objective of embarrassing me.”

More to follow…

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Written by Merxcine Cush

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