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EDUCATION

SC Philip Murgor Tribe, Age, Education And Legal Experience

Senior Counsel Philip Murgor is among the key shortlisted lawyers in the race to replace the retired David Maraga's former seat of heading the Judiciary in the country.Murgor offers invaluable work experience spanning a period of 34 years in the legal profession as state counsel, private practitioner and as a former Director of Public Prosecutions.

  7 months ago ago
SC Philip Murgor Tribe, Age, Education And Legal Experience

JUSTICE

AG and DPP Offices Clash Over Chris Okemo-Samuel Gichuru Extradition to Jersey Over Graft Charges

Attorney-General Kihara Kariuki and Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji have reportedly failed to agree on who should kickstart extradition processes against graft suspects Samuel Gichuru and Chris Okemo. The duo is wanted at the Jersey Island, where they are set to be prosecuted over money laundering and theft of public funds.

  1 month ago ago
AG and DPP Offices Clash Over Chris Okemo-Samuel Gichuru Extradition to Jersey Over Graft Charges

SOCIETY

DPP Noordin Haji Sounds a Strong Warning to These Individuals

Director of Public Prosecutions DPP Noordin Haji has sounded a strong warning to individuals in Kenya who are fond of engaging in various forms of corruption including embezzlement of public funds, abuse of public and money laundering stating that he will ensure that such individuals are brought to book, prosecuted and ensure that they pay for their crimes.

  4 months ago ago
DPP Noordin Haji Sounds a Strong Warning to These Individuals

SOCIETY

Kimeumana, DPP Haji Breaks Silence On Murder Of Kianjokoma Brothers, Orders IG Mutyambai To Do This

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Nordin Haji has finally issued a statement following the murder of two brothers from Kianjokoma area in Embu County. Kenyans on social media and several leaders in the country have intensified calls for action be taken against police officers believed to have killed the two brothers, Benson Njiru, 22, and Emmanuel Mutura, 19, who died on August 1, during 10pm-4am curfew enforcement by police.

  3 months ago ago
Kimeumana, DPP Haji Breaks Silence On Murder Of Kianjokoma Brothers, Orders IG Mutyambai To Do This

POLITICS

Trending: Bad News for Sirisia Member Of Parliament John Waluke As The Court is Requested to Dismiss His Appeal

The Director of Public Prosecutions has asked the court to dismiss an appeal by Sirisia MP John Waluke.“The appellants have failed to demonstrate sufficient grounds to warrant the setting aside of the conviction and sentences and thus urges thus court to dismiss the appeal in its entirety,” court papers read.

  6 months ago ago
Trending: Bad News for Sirisia Member Of Parliament John Waluke As The Court is Requested to Dismiss His Appeal

POLITICS

DP Ruto Ally Likely To Be Imprisoned If The Judge Agree With The Public Prosecutor's Argument

Corruption is one of the biggest challenge that is affecting governance and the economy at large.This social evil has made Kenyans lose a lot of money and other valuable resources to corrupt individuals in the government.The government of President Kenyatta has tried to contain the vice.

  6 months ago ago
DP Ruto Ally Likely To Be Imprisoned If The Judge Agree With The Public Prosecutor's Argument

JUSTICE

Battle Of Supremacy On Ndichu Brothers Case Stall As DCI, DPP Clash

The assault case involving the Ndichu twins has escalated the already existing supremacy battle between the office of Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) under George Kinoti and that of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) under Noordin Haji. The case pushing to have Paul and Eddie Ndichu prosecuted over an alleged assault seems to have stalled after the DPP on Friday, October 22, returned the files to DCI with more demands.

  1 month ago ago
Battle Of Supremacy On Ndichu Brothers Case Stall As DCI, DPP Clash

SOCIETY

The Amazing Work That Purity Mwambia Of Citizen TV Has Been Doing As An Investigative Journalist

Purity Mwambia is an investigative journalist currently working at Citizen TV. Her bravity has seen her flourish in a field where few have dared venturing. Others who have tried this field include John Allan Namu and Mohammed Ali, who is now the Nyali MP. Her investigations have put her in trouble with the authorities more so her latest exposure. Let us look at her amazing work that she has been doing; Murder for Profit  The investigative by Mwambia exposed a crooked uncle who planed on killing his nephew

  7 months ago ago
The Amazing Work That Purity Mwambia Of Citizen TV Has Been Doing As An Investigative Journalist

SOCIETY

DPP Transfers Probe Into Officers Who Allegedly Aided Wanjala's Escape To Internal Affairs

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has transfer DPP transfers probe into officers who allegedly aided Wanjala's escape to internal affairs. A group of ATPU detectives were in court with the prosecution seeking a two weeks ruling to remand the three suspects and aid investigations into their case.

  1 month ago ago
DPP Transfers Probe Into Officers Who Allegedly Aided Wanjala's Escape To Internal Affairs

JUSTICE

Haji Says no Proof Judge Plotted to kill Cohen

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has now dis- closed reasons he declined to charge Court of Appeal judge San kale ole Kantai over the murder of businessman Tob Cohen. In papers filed before the High Court, Haji says after reviewing the file forwarded by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), he established that the evidence gathered by detectives amounted to suspicions and assumptions but had nothing to place the judge in the murder plot.

  1 month ago ago
Haji Says no Proof Judge Plotted to kill Cohen

JUSTICE

Pastor Nganga Suffers A Blow As Court Refuses To Terminate His KSh 3.6 Million Fraud Case

Pastor Ng'ang'a's request to settle a KSh 3.6 million lawsuit against him outside of court was denied by a judge. James Maina Nganga, a televangelist, had requested that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of defrauding a businessman of KSh 3.6 million.

  2 months ago ago
Pastor Nganga Suffers A Blow As Court Refuses To Terminate His KSh 3.6 Million Fraud Case

SOCIETY

Bashir’s Family Requests Public Inquest into his Death

Relatives and lawyers of slain businessman Mohamud Bashir Mohamed at Umash Funeral Home in Nairobi. [Denish Ochieng, Standard] The family of slain Somali businessman Mohamed Bashir has written, through its lawyers, to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) asking for a public inquest into Bashir’s death.

  6 months ago ago
Bashir’s Family Requests Public Inquest into his Death

SOCIETY

The DPP denies delaying of Kemsa graft case.

The Director of Public Prosecutions has denied that the investigation into the Kemsa corruption case is being held up. Deputy DPP Emily Kamau said in a statement on Thursday that the DPP's office is working with the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to fully resolve the case. Kamau was responding to a Citizen TV report that said the DPP has not to handover the case file to EACC despite promising to do so a year ago.

  2 months ago ago
The DPP denies delaying of Kemsa graft case.

POLITICS

The DPP denies delaying of Kemsa graft case

The Director of Public Prosecutions has denied that the investigation into the Kemsa corruption case is being held up. Deputy DPP Emily Kamau said in a statement on Thursday that the DPP's office is working with the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to fully resolve the case. Kamau was responding to a Citizen TV report that said the DPP has not to handover the case file to EACC despite promising to do so a year ago.

  2 months ago ago
The DPP denies delaying of Kemsa graft case

SOCIETY

Director Of Public Prosecutions Ordered Arrest Of Six Policemen Linked To Deaths Of Embu Brothers

Six policemen linked to the deaths of the two Embu brothers were arrested on yesterday evening and transferred to Nairobi. The suspects would be arraigned in court on today, Embu North deputy commissioner Jeremiah Tumo told Nation. Yesterday Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji ordered the arrest and detention of Nairobi police officers all involved in the deaths of two brothers in Kianjokoma, Embu region.

  3 months ago ago
Director Of Public Prosecutions Ordered Arrest Of Six Policemen Linked To Deaths Of Embu Brothers

JUSTICE

"William Ruto has Not Been Summoned..." DPP's Office Dismisses Letter Circulating on Social Media

A file photo of the Director of Public Prosecutions Mr Haji. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has dismissed a letter that circulating online saying the deputy president William Ruto had been summoned by the office. The letter alleged that Deputy President William Ruto had uttered sone statements that were of interest to the ongoing Investigations into the Arror and Kimwarer Dams scandal.

  1 month ago ago

SOCIETY

OCS Arrests 2 Officers Over Misplaced Occurrence Book

A Kiambu OCS took drastic measures and jailed 2 police officers who were on duty after misplacing Occurrence Book (OB).This incident occurred at the Githunguri Police Station on Wednesday, May 12 at 10:35 pm.This comes after an officer at the station raised alarm and, alerted the OCS that he had done all he could and could not find the OB, and added that the personnel at the sentry and report office were not providing enough information.

  6 months ago ago
OCS Arrests 2 Officers Over Misplaced Occurrence Book

JUSTICE

Obado’s Murder Hearing Begins

The case trial embarks 33 months after the shocking demise of Sharon and her unborn child, whom the prosecutors named ‘Baby Sharon’. The hearing began at the Milimani Law Courts on Monday, 12 July. The prosecution brought forward 35 witnesses in the trial of the accused trio.

  4 months ago ago
Obado’s Murder Hearing Begins

JUSTICE

"Too Ashamed to Look" Obado Shuns Away After This is Projected in Court at Sharon's Murder Trial

33 months later, the murder case against Governor Obado of Migori County kicked off at Milimani law court in Nairobi. Obado is accussed of Murdering Sharon Beryl Atieno znd her unborn baby. Presenting their evidence, the prosecutor projected images of the murder scene at the court something that made Governor Obado shun away from looking at them.

  4 months ago ago

SOCIETY

DPP Allows KRA To Prosecute Humphrey Kariuki 41 Billion Kenya Shillings Tax Evasion Case

Mr Kariuki and his co-accused denied failing to pay tax of Sh17,782,553,085 to the commissioner of domestic taxes between January and December 2016. Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has delegated his prosecutorial powers to the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) in the Sh41 billion tax evasion case against billionaire businessman Humphrey Kariuki. The DPP on Friday consolidated two tax-related cases against the alcoholic beverages manufacturer and seven others. He reduced the number of charges from

  7 months ago ago
DPP Allows KRA To Prosecute Humphrey Kariuki 41 Billion Kenya Shillings Tax Evasion Case