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Businessman Jimi Is Likely To Be Barred From Running For Presidency Under Proposed Amendments

Some of the political aspirants might be found themselves in a tighty corner following the proposed amendments to the Elections Act and the Leadership and the Integrity Act.

Under these amendments, the political aspirants with active court cases will be barred from running for the position of President, Member of Parliament (MP) and Member of the County Assembly (MCA).

This comes as a blow to political aspirants, especially those who might be affected, since the time remaining to get into general elections is limited.

For instance, the businessman and ODM presidential hopeful Jimi Wanjigi, might be affected if his cases will not end soon; Jimi Wanjigi is facing a case involving confiscating of firearms from his Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers in 2017.

Today, the businessman Jimi attended a mitigation session at Milimani court in a case involving confiscating of firearms from his residence by Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers in 2017.

However, DCI boss George Kinoti did not turn up for the session before Judge Antony Mrima.

The court had on February 14 found that Wanjigi was licensed to possess the guns and ordered Kinoti to return them.

The court set November 18 for mention of the case and sentencing of Kinoti for contempt of court.

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County Assembly DCI Jimi Wanjigi Milimani ODM

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