Today, reports have emerged that the high court through justice Magure Thande has made a major ruling on the hearing of the presidential election case. As reported by the Nation Africa, the high court has ruled that justice Martha Koome should not nagg the lawyers when the supreme court will be making the ruling on the presidential election.
This means that the high court has directed Koome to allow debates between the lawyers and the supreme court when they will be making their ruling. The supreme court had blocked any form of debate when they are making any ruling with an aim of having a smooth operation in the court.
"Chief Justice Martha Koome suffered a blow yesterday after the High Court declared unlawful her decision to gag advocates and litigants from making comments on a presidential election petition while it is still being heard by the Supreme Court.Justice Mugure Thande quashed the Supreme Court (Presidential Election Petition Amendment Rules) 2022 and declared them unconstitutional for not adhering to public participation requirements." Said the reports.
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