Former Cupboard Secretary for Inside Fred Matiang’i is but to obtain legitimate summons to seem earlier than the Directorate of Felony Investigations (DCI) for interrogation of the alleged police invasion of his Karen residence on the night time of February 8 and 9, his legal professionals now declare.
Clarifying media experiences relating to the matter, Matiang’i’s legal professionals Paul Machari, Shadrack Wambui and Danstan Omari on February 24 stated their consumer has not been served personally with summons to seem earlier than the detectives for questioning.
Reacting to an unsigned letter circulating on social media, the legal professionals instructed the media that the order is often served in particular person and signed by three cops for it to be thought of legitimate.
“As of now, Matiang’i had not been personally served as required beneath the legislation. He couldn’t honour summons which to me is manufactured from river highway, ” Lawyer Omari said.
“The DCI misled your complete media fraternity and Kenyans into believing that he had issued legitimate summons to Matiang’i,” he added.
He claimed that the brand new DCI boss Amin Mohammed was performing in a clandestine method, which leaves rather a lot to be desired.
The legal professionals said the newly appointed DCI boss is exhibiting smarks of incompetence and the authorized fraternity would pursue a petition for his elimination from workplace.
“The DCI is a creation of the legislation, appointed beneath the legislation and he (Amin) should act throughout the perimeter of the legislation. In need of that may file a petition for his elimination,” the legal professionals contended.
Omari, whereas clarifying the whereabouts of the previous highly effective CS, confirmed that Matiang’i may be very a lot round as a personal citizen going about his enterprise peacefully.
“When he’s wished we are going to produce him. He’s only a telephone name away from us, ” Omari said.
The legal professionals additionally famous that the police cannot arrest Matiang’i as he’s at present out on an anticipatory bail of Ksh200,000.
That is after the Court docket on Thursday, February 23, 2023, prolonged the orders blocking police from arresting the previous minister.