DDP Haji says  Deputy CJ Mwilu to face 5 counts in graft case

DDP Haji says Deputy CJ Mwilu to face 5 counts in graft case

BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI, 28TH AUG 2018-Director of public  prosecution  Noordin Haji  says Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu will  be arraigned in court to face five graft-related charges.The charges  she will face ranges from  acceptance of money in circumstances that undermine public confidence in the office she holds.

Addressing the press on  Tuesday afternoon,Haji  said  that the Deputy Chief Justice who was arrested by Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti at the Supreme Court was found to have improperly obtained the execution of a security belonging to the Imperial Bank, now under receivership.

The DPP said the arrest was a culmination of an investigation conducted by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation, upon whose perusal he approved the prosecution of Mwilu.

According to Haji,the arrest comes to underscore the  commitment  in fighting  corruption as well as  upholding  the rule of law without which is fundamental in upholding  criminal justice system .

 

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