- Police say they’ve little interest in arresting the 12 opposition leaders who filed an software at Milimani regulation court docket
- The 12 mentioned they have been afraid the police would arrest them like they did to their counterparts TJ Kanjwang and Miguna Miguna
- High Court had adviced the 12 to current themselves in court docket on Thursday
National Police Service Kenya has mentioned it has claimed that doesn’t have any curiosity within the twelve (12) National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders requested earlier to current themselves earlier than the Director of Public Prosecution following an order by the High Court.
The twelve amongst them Babu Owino , Gladys Wanga , Oduor Ong’wen, Hassan Joho, James Orengo, George Aladwa, Simba Arati, George Khaniri, Jimmy Wanjingi, Norman Magaya, Cleophas Malala, and David Ndii had filed an pressing software on the Milimani regulation court docket saying they have been afraid of being arrested like their counterparts lawyer Ruaraka Member of Parliament TJ Kajwang and self-proclaimed National Resistance Movement (NRM) normal Miguna Miguna.
Justice Luka Kimaru launched every of the twelve on Sh100, 000 anticipatory bails with an order to seem on Thursday at 11 am.
Both Kajwang’ and Miguna have been on the centre of occasions at Uhuru Park that culminated within the “swearing-in” of Mr. Raila Odinga because the “people’s president”.
Through their lawyer Nelson Havi, the leaders instructed the court docket that they’re prepared and prepared to submit themselves to a simply and honest authorized system saying the only intention of the police is to seize, torture, hurt, mistreat, intimidate, and harass them.
According to them, the police have demonstrated malicious intent and a transparent disregard for the rule of regulation by abusing due course of and the prison justice system in a sample of an orthodox and illegal technique of arresting the 2 attorneys.
The National Police service has nonetheless countered the leaders’ claims saying they don’t have any curiosity by any means in arresting them. In a Twitter put up, the police mentioned there isn’t any want for the 12 to current themselves on Thursday.
The National Police Service needs to state that neither Hassan Joho, Jimmy Wanjigi, David Ndii nor the 9 others who’ve sought anticipatory bail are being sought as of now in reference to commision of any crimes.— National Police Service-Kenya (@NPSOfficial_KE) February 6, 2018
Those people ought to due to this fact not trouble turning up on the DCI workplaces. They usually are not individuals of curiosity to the Police as of now.— National Police Service-Kenya (@NPSOfficial_KE) February 6, 2018
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