Government Asks Court To Adjourn Kethi Kilonzo’s Case

by Mahakamani News
Kethi Kilonzo

DPP says that they are are in the process of taking instructions from IEBC on whether they should proceed with the criminal case against lawyer Kethi Kilonzo.

“I’ve written a letter to IEBC and we are still waiting for a response from them on the same ,” State lawyer Mungai Waroi said.

The state asked the court to adjourn the matter to a later date when they will confirm the position of the case.

Matter to be mentioned on 26th of March

Kethi was charged in September 2013. She was charged alongside alongside IEBC official Godfrey Ninito.

The two have denied stealing an IEBC acknowledgment slip, serial number 0002058624.

Kethi had allegedly used the slip to allege that she had been lawfully registered as a voter at Ngong Forest primary school in Nairobi.

The lawyer also faces another charge of handling stolen property and uttering false documents.

She allegedly uttered forged documents to the IEBC returning officer Salad Boru at Wote in Makueni.

This was during the nomination for the by-election to replace her late father Senator Mutula Kilonzo.

The matter to resume on March for further directions.

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