The Excessive Courtroom has prolonged orders barring police from arresting former Cupboard Secretary for Inside Fred Matiang’i pending investigations into abuse of workplace allegations.
Justice Justus Bwonwong’a sitting in Milimani Excessive Courtroom Prison Division prolonged the orders till April 19 because the trial courtroom choose Kanyi Kimondo was absent on official duties.
The choose ordered the events to seem earlier than the trial choose on April 19 for additional instructions on how the matter shall be heard.
Bwonwong’a directed an utility by Bernadette Nzwii, showing for the Impartial Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA), that authority ought to not have been enjoined was additionally differed for canvassing earlier than the trial courtroom.
Nzwii utility was grounded on the truth that IPOA shouldn’t have been enjoined as a result of the authority principally offers with issues the place its officers have been and are underneath investigation. She mentioned Matiang’i is a personal citizen and such IPOA has no mandate to research him.
Nevertheless, Matiang’i’s lawyer led Danstan Omari and Sam Nyaberi did inform Nzwii that the applying touched on the conduct of their officers and introduced a pointy focus to the actions officers and occasions resulting in the filling of the case as a result of it’s the actions of the law enforcement officials who allegedly have been on the former Inside CS house the evening earlier than he filed the applying.
Subsequently, whether or not or not IPOA must be struck off of the matter shall be determined earlier than Justice Kimondo.
The case was arising for point out on Thursday, February 23, 2023, for instructions to substantiate whether or not the state has filed its responses within the matter.
The courtroom instructions now imply that Matiang’i cannot be arrested and will proceed having fun with the anticipatory bail of Ksh200,000 individual bond till April.
Within the swimsuit, Matiang’i is looking for orders to cease the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Directorate of Prison Investigations (DCI), Inspector Common of Police, Nationwide Police Service and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Fee(EACC), from arresting and prosecuting him with any offence in a courtroom of regulation.