Today,Kenyan lawyer Paul Gicheru and International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutors will present their closing arguments in a case involving the bribery of witnesses who were to testify against Deputy President William Ruto about the post-election violence of 2007.
Mr. Gicheru has denied being Dr. Ruto's being or assisting him in dismantling the April 2016 crimes against humanity case.
In representations filed by Deputy Prosecutor Nazhat Shameen Khan, the Prosecution asserts that Mr. Gicheru was personally involved in corruptly influencing the eight witnesses against whom he has been charged.
And now according to reports filed by Prosecutors,the first time Gicheru was asked questions,he was too evasive and many times, failed to maintain eye contact.
The reports also revealed that the ICC prosecutors believe they might have find a man,who made DP Ruto's case to die in court.
If the prosecutor's arguments are to go by,this means that DP Ruto's case and that of Joshua Arap Sang will be resuscitated and that , DP Ruto could go back to ICC to face charges.
Each side will have one hour to present their closing arguments and rebuttals before Trial Chamber III judge Maria Samba, paving the path for a judgment date. Mr. Gicheru will be represented by his defense attorneys Michael Karnavas and Suzana Tomanovi, while the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court will be represented by deputy prosecutors James Stewart and Anton Steynberg. Mr. Gicheru will show up through a video link.
Mr. Gicheru desires to be found not guilty of the eight charges against him. He asserts that the Prosecution's case is founded on investigations that are "irreparably" faulty.
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