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3-judge bench set to hear 9 petitions against Nairobi DG Anne Kananu

BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,18TH FEB,2021-Acting Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu has appointed a three-judge bench to hear nine petitions against Nairobi DG Anne Kananu.

Justice Said Chitembwe will preside over the petitions that will be mentioned on February 25, 2021 at 12pm before the bench.

“It will be a virtual mention and the link to join shall be posted on the weekly Cause List,” Deputy Registrar Constitutional & Human Rights Division Njeri Thuku said a statement.

All parties are to supply the registry with three copies of the all the pleadings (including
affidavits of service) for each file filed to date.

They are to be delivered in the CHR Registry on or before February 22, 2021 at 12pm.


Last month, the High Court temporarily stopped the swearing in of Anne Kananu Mwenda as Nairobi Governor pending the hearing of a petition filed by the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC).

The court directed that the matter be forwarded to the acting CJ Philomena Mwilu to assign the case to a bench of at least three judges.

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