Controversial lawyer Danstan Omari now claims that the summons towards him by the DCIO are purely based mostly on a witch-hunt.
Omari who was talking after interrogations over claims of giving false data on the alleged raid on the residence of former Inside Cupboard Secretary Fred Matiang’i in Karen mentioned he’s being focused for working with Azimio supporters.
“It was not against the law once I was defending UDA members however it’s now against the law once I defend Azimio members,” Omari mentioned.
This comes after the Director of Prison Investigations (DCI) summoned him on Tuesday, February 21.
In line with the summons seen by K24 Digital, DCI directed lawyer Omari to seem on the directorate’s headquarters on Kiambu Highway on Wednesday at 9:30 am for interrogation.
By Senior Superintendent of Police Micheal Sang, the DCI says it seeks to probe Lawyer Omari allegations of publication of false data opposite to part 23 of the Pc Misuse and Cyber Crimes Act 2018 amongst different offences in regard to the alleged invasion and raid of Matiang’i residence by allegedly a “battalion” of cops on the evening of February 8 and 9, 2023.
“I’ve causes to imagine that you just, Danstan Omari, an advocate of the Excessive Court docket, is related to the offence or has data that may as me in my investigations,” Sang acknowledged within the summons.
“I hereby compel you (Omari) to seem earlier than me at DCI Headquarters Kiambu Highway at Mazingira Home on February 22, 2023, at 9:30 am with out fail. Failure to adjust to the requisition constitutes an offence liable to prosecution,” Sang added.
Omari’s summons got here days after detectives raided the house of the previous CS to gather CCTV footage as a part of investigations over the alleged February 8 raid.
Matiang’i’s authorized group claimed that the house of the previous CS was raided by police. Nevertheless, numerous businesses termed the studies as false at the same time as the previous CS was urged to show the raid with video footage.
“Our preliminary findings have uncovered proof of a well-coordinated and deliberate try and unfold false data and incite public worry, sadly, spearheaded by an individual of the standing of a former Inside Safety Cupboard Secretary,” DCI acknowledged in its preliminary investigations.