No minimum mandatory sentence for sexual offenders, Justice Odunga rules

Machakos Judge George Odunga has declared the minimum mandatory sentence for sexual offenses as unconstitutional. According to the judge, the court should exercise its discretion while sentencing sexual offenders. “The extent that the Sexual Offences Act...

Corruption case against MP Rigathi Gachagua pushed to September

The hearing of the corruption case against Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua has bee pushed forward. This is after the MP failed to appear in court because he was bereaved. The prosecution informed the court that Gachagua...

West Kenya Sugar opposes Gakwamba Farmers appeal on Mumias Sugar lease case

West Kenya Sugar company has opposed a bid by Gakwamba Farmers to overturn a court decision nullifying leasing of Mumias Sugar assets to Sarrai Group. Through Senior Counsel Paul Muite and Martin Gitonga, West Kenya...

Keroche case: Orengo wants Karanja removed from proceedings due to illness

The Director of Public Prosecution will inform court whether they will remove Keroche Breweries Director Joseph Karanja from the Sh 14 billion tax evasion proceedings on 14th June 2022. This is after his lawyer James...

Women accused of stealing from the dead charged

Two women who allegedly intended to steal from the dead have been charged in Nairobi. Scoller Katunge Mwangi, 67, and Grace Nyachomba Muriuki, 42,  are accused of forging board resolution to activate the account of...

DP William Ruto says court has no jurisdiction to remove him from office

Deputy President William Ruto has opposed a case filed some Mau Mau veterans seeking his removal from office. The petitioner Michael Kirugia accuses Ruto of not performing his constitutional duties as the principal assistant to...