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JUSTICE

Judge Jessie Lessit Comes Face To Face With President Uhuru After Annulling Parastatal Appoinment

For the first time since annulling the appointment of close to 128 parastatal appointees by President Uhuru Kenyatta, supreme court judge Justice Lessit came eye to eye with the head of state despite mounting pressure on the president to overturn his earlier stand of revoking the appointment of six other judges.

  6 months ago ago
Judge Jessie Lessit Comes Face To Face With President Uhuru After Annulling Parastatal Appoinment

SOCIETY

The Judge Who Released NLC Officer Jenifer Wambua Murder Suspect Reveals Why She Did So

Cases of murder have gradually continued to increase with several piling at the court.As this happens, there is an ongoing further investigation about the National Lands Commission àOfficer who was murdered and bodyàaa found at Ngong forest.à the name Paul Mwangi Njenga had earlier on been arrested in 2005.

  7 months ago ago
The Judge Who Released NLC Officer Jenifer Wambua Murder Suspect Reveals Why She Did So

JUSTICE

From Justice Ngugi To Justice Lessit, Daring Judges Who Nullified Uhuru’s Will And Never Backed Out

Justice Jessie Lessit Former Chief Justice Mutunga wrote a detailed letter to President Uhuru Kenyatta asking him to reconsider his stand on Court of Appeal Judges who seemingly differed with his will and were shown the door. In recent days two judges have openly made rulings that many felt were daring and could have cost them a good working relationship with the head of state.

  6 months ago ago
From Justice Ngugi To Justice Lessit, Daring Judges Who Nullified Uhuru’s Will And Never Backed Out

JUSTICE

Willie Kimani Widow's Appeal is Honored by Martha Koome

Hannah Wanjiku, the widow of the late Willie Kimani, appealed to Chief Justice Martha Koome and President Uhuru Kenyatta a few days ago. She feared that Lessit's appointment to the Court of Appeal would reopen the late Kimani case. Koome, on the other hand, sent formal orders to judge Jessie Lessit on Thursday, July 1, allowing her to complete all of her part-heard matters and pending judgments.

  5 months ago ago
Willie Kimani Widow's Appeal is Honored by Martha Koome

JUSTICE

Rare Moment As Judge Who Termed Uhuru’s Appointments As Null And Void Come Eye to Eye With Him

It was a rare occurrence today when one of the high court judges who was appointed to the Supreme Court came face to face with the head of state. Justice Lessit a few weeks ago rendered her judgment in a case that touched on Uhuru’s appointment by declaring it as unconstitutional.

  6 months ago ago
Rare Moment As Judge Who Termed Uhuru’s Appointments As Null And Void Come Eye to Eye With Him

POLITICS

Newspaper Headlines Review For September 21th

A section of political leaders from North Eastern now say President Uhuru Kenyatta has neglected the region. The leaders say they will soon chart a different political course if he does not require their support. A caucus of Mt. Kenya politicians say they will not abandon the push to have many political parties in the region.

  2 months ago ago
Newspaper Headlines Review For September 21th

JUSTICE

Two Killers Who Should Be Isolated from the Community Immediately

Caroline Kangogo the police officer is still at large after killing two men including a senior police officer.this is a total danger to all for no one is sure of her next move.The DCI with the assistance of Kenya army investigative office are doing a good job in this operation.

  5 months ago ago
Two Killers Who Should Be Isolated from the Community Immediately

JUSTICE

Martha Koome Honours Lawyer Willie Kimani Widow's Appeal

Chief Justice Martha Koome has honoured the wishes of the late Willie Kimani's widow Hannah Wanjiku, days after she made an appeal to her and President Uhuru Kenyatta. Wanjiku had feared that the late Kimani's case would start afresh following Lessit's appointment to the Court of Appeal.

  5 months ago ago
Martha Koome Honours Lawyer Willie Kimani Widow's Appeal

CRIME

Itumbi's Affair With Maribe Forced Top Judge Withdraw From Murder Case

Itumbi hugging Maribe in courtroom. After businesswoman Monica Kimani was murdered in gruesome manner at her Apartment in Kilimani in September 2018, the case was presented to Justice Jessie Wanjiku Lessit when Joseph Irungu alias 'Jowie' was arrested. Days later after then Citizen TV anchor Jacque Maribe was arrested in connection with the murder, Justice Lessit withdrew from from the case and delegated it to Justice James Wakiaga. Many did not know why the no-nonsense Judge opted out of the case that has drawn

  1 year ago ago
Itumbi's Affair With Maribe Forced Top Judge Withdraw From Murder Case

JUSTICE

"The Accused Have a Prima Facie Case" Judge Rules Over Lawyer Kimani and Two Other Murder Trial

On Monday morning, Lady Justice Jessie Lessit ruled that the four accused in the murder of Lawyer Willie Kimani and two other person's have a case to answer. According to Justice Lessit, sitting at Milimani Law Court made the decision after going through all evidences brought before her.

  2 months ago ago

JUSTICE

Breaking: Kenyan Most Wanted Serial Killer Onyancha Set Free By Court In One Of His Cases

The court has acquitted suspected Serial killer Philip in a murder case which he was accused of in 2008. The judge claimed that the prosecution team failed to prove that, indeed it was Onyancha who killed Jacqueline in 2008. Judge Lessit faulted prosecution team for failing to follow some leads which were necessary in the case.

  5 months ago ago
Breaking: Kenyan Most Wanted Serial Killer Onyancha Set Free By Court In One Of His Cases

CRIME

No Escape From Death! Court of Appeal Upholds Miss Lang’ata Prison Ruth Kamande’s Death Sentence

The Appellate Court has today broken agonizingly sad news to Miss Lang'ata Prison, Ruth Kamande who had decided to launch an appeal to her death sentence, a verdict which was issued by Justice Jessie Lessit in 2018. Upon issuing the verdict, Justice Lessit reiterated that the prosecution had ultimately proved beyond reasonable doubt that the beauty queen had committed cold blood murder, by stabbing her then boyfriend Farid Mohamed, 25 times thus making him bleed to death, despite being rushed to hospital in

  1 year ago ago
No Escape From Death! Court of Appeal Upholds Miss Lang’ata Prison Ruth Kamande’s Death Sentence

JUSTICE

Onyancha, a suspected serial murderer acquitted in a murder case

Phillip Onyancha, a suspected serial murderer, was acquitted in one of the murder charges he was facing. Onyancha has denied murdering Jacqueline Chepngetich Misoi at the Mount Kenya building on Nairobi's Kombo Munyiri Road on May 30, 2008. The prosecution failed to show beyond a reasonable doubt that Onyancha murdered Jacqueline, according to Justice Jessie Lessit.In this case, Justice Lessit released him in a decision handed down Thursday morning.

  5 months ago ago
Onyancha, a suspected serial murderer acquitted in a murder case

JUSTICE

Serial killer Onyancha Set Free 13 years Later As The Court Cites Lack Of Evidence

Suspected serial killer Phillip Onyancha has been set free after spending thirteen years in jail after one of his murder cases was overturned. Justice Lessit ruled out that the prosecution team did not prove beyond reasonable doubt that the accused killed Jacqueline Chepngetich on May 30,2008.Onyancha is still facing charges of killing Catherine Chelangat.

  5 months ago ago
Serial killer Onyancha Set Free 13 years Later As The Court Cites Lack Of Evidence

CRIME

The Four Tough Conditions Imposed On Kevin Omwenga’s Murder Suspects After Being Freed

A Nairobi court has today freed two suspects that were charged for the murder of flamboyant businessman Kevin Omwenga. Chris Obure has been granted cash bail of KES 2 million with two sureties of a similar amount by Justice Jessie Lessit who was the presiding judge. Obure’s bodyguard, Robert Bodo Ouko who is the chief suspect in the cold blood murder was granted a KES 500,000 cash bail with two sureties of a similar amount. The two were then directed never to hold or be seen as being in possession of any firearm

  1 year ago ago
The Four Tough Conditions Imposed On Kevin Omwenga’s Murder Suspects After Being Freed

JUSTICE

Big Win For Family Of Willy Kimani As Justice Lessit Finally Makes Her Ruling Against 4 Rogue Police

Photo Courtesy. Five years have passed since human rights lawyer Willie Kimani Kinuthia alongside his client Josephat Mwenda and taxi driver Joseph Muiruri were abducted and murder by unknown people. Four police officers were arrested and taken to court in a case that has dragged for years. There were fears that the ascension of Justice Jessie Lessit to the Court of Appeal could threaten the case and could lead to further delay of the case.

  2 months ago ago
Big Win For Family Of Willy Kimani As Justice Lessit Finally Makes Her Ruling Against 4 Rogue Police

CRIME

Kevin Omwenga Murder Suspects Freed On Bail

It is sigh of relief for the Nairobi businessman, Chris Obure and Robert Ouko who happens to be his bodyguard after they were released on bail earlier on 21st of September 2020. The businessman has been let loose on a bail of 2 million Kenya shillings by a Nairobi court. Justice Jessie Lessit who presided over the case issued an order to have the two freed upon paying the bail. Robert Bodo, Obure's personal bodyguard was granted a bail of 500,000 Kenya shillings with two sureties of the similar amount. Furthermore,

  1 year ago ago
Kevin Omwenga Murder Suspects Freed On Bail