Worrying news has today emerged as the Kenya Union of Journalists (KUJ) has vowed to appeal the decision by a Nairobi court to jail a news editor for allegedly misreporting and publishing a story over the NYS graft scandal. Magistrate Eunice Nyutu sentenced the Tuko editor to six months in jail or pay a fine of Ksh 50,000, insisting that the story had damaged the reputation of the witness and that publishing a defamatory story is punishable by law.
A Nairobi court has issued a warrant of arrest against Kilifi County Governor Amason Kingi for failing to attend court according to the reports by the Star. Kingi who was to testify in a case whereby 4 businessmen were attempting to forcefully take Ksh 30 million from him, would be arrested together with Ahemed Ibrahim, a prosecution witness who also failed to appear in court. The senior principal magistrate of Milimani Anti-Corruption Court, Eunice Nyutu, issued the two with the warrant of arrest and they will
Earlier, the anti-corruption court issued an arrest warrant against Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi for failing to attend a session to testify in a criminal case in which four businessmen are accused of trying to extort Sh30 million from him. Then now, Senior Chief Justice Eunice Nyutu of the Milimani Anti-Corruption Court suspended the arrest warrant following a successful application by Kingi's counsel, George Kithi that the governor did not purposely fail to appear before the court. According to Kithi, the