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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 .