Haji hires UK lawyer to try graft cases

Director of the Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has appointed Queen's Counsel Khawar Qureshi to lead corruption cases against Judicial and government officials after failing to find a local lawyer for the job.

~ Business Daily Africa

Related Articles

100%

DPP appoints private prosecutor to lead corruption cases against big fish

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has appointed a private prosecutor, Khawar Qureshi, to lead corruption cases against judicial and government officials.

Tuko , Kenya Dec 4, 2018
99%

London's Khawar Qureshi takes on Kenya's graft cases

Director of the Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has appointed Queen's Counsel Khawar Qureshi to lead corruption cases against judicial and government officials.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 4, 2018
95%

Former DPP Murgor among three pre-qualified to provide special legal services to ODPP

DPP Noordin Haji said the move is aimed at strengthening the capacity at his office in light of the increasing complexity of crime.

The Standard , Kenya Dec 5, 2018
81%

Qureshi to exclusively handle DCJ Mwilu case - DPP

In a notice issued on Tuesday, the Office of the Director of Public Prosections said it decided to appoint a special prosecutor through single sourcing after advertising for private legal counsel and being unable to find suitable candidates due to...

The Star , Kenya Dec 5, 2018
78%

DPP appoints Khawar Qureshi to lead prosecution of graft cases

DPP Noordin Haji has appointed Queen's Counsel Khawar Qureshi to lead the prosecution of high profile corruption cases.

The Star , Kenya Dec 4, 2018
68%

DPP: Queen's Counsel to handle Mwilu case

The London-based Queen's Counsel will only handle the corruption case facing Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu, the Director of Public Prosecutions has clarified.

The Standard , Kenya Dec 5, 2018
59%

Mwilu's case: Queen's Counsel Qureshi in temporary set back

The High Court responding to lawyer James Orengo, who is appearing for the DCJ and wanted the Queen's Counsel Khawar Qureshi stopped from prosecuting Mwilu's corruption case on grounds that he didn’t produce a certificate of practice, granted his ...

The Standard , Kenya Dec 6, 2018
58%

DPP Noordin Haji sacks 45 public prosecutors, hires new ones

Among those who have been formally appointed is the British-based Queen's Counsel Khawar Qureshi who will be taking over the case against Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu which kicked off at the High Court on Thursday, December 6.

Tuko , Kenya Dec 6, 2018
57%

Who is Justice Mwilu case prosecutor QC Khawar Qureshi?

He has been contracted by the DPP to prosecute Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu's forgery, corruption and failing to pay taxes case.

The Standard , Kenya Dec 6, 2018
56%

Let DPP do his job, KOT bash Murkomen after criticising Qureshi's appointment

Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has once again found himself under the wrath of social media users after he criticised DPP Noordin Haji's appointment of Queens Counsel Khawar Qureshi.

The Star , Kenya Dec 9, 2018
53%

DPP clarifies hired foreign lawyer Qureshi Khawar will only handle DCJ Philomena Mwilu’s case Kenya News

Initially it was reported that the Qureshi, who has taught commercial law at Cambridge University, would be taking over high profile cases in the country.

Tuko , Kenya Dec 5, 2018
53%

UK lawyer hired to prosecute Mwilu, Haji says

London-based Queen’s Counsel (QC) Khawar Qureshi has been retained to exclusively prosecute the corruption case facing Deputy Chief Justice (DCJ) Philomena Mwilu, Parliament has been told.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Dec 5, 2018
52%

Not without Qureshi? Mwilu graft case to proceed in January

Mwilu's lawyer James Orengo objected DPP Noordin Haji's engagement of the Queens Counsel saying the latter lacks a certificate of admission.

The Star , Kenya Dec 6, 2018
52%

Taxpayers association blames MPs, MCAs for failing Kenyans in anti-graft war

National Taxpayers Association said the country is not yet on the right track in the fight against corruption because the two oversight institutions have failed to curb misuse of billions of public funds by the state and counties.

The Star , Kenya Dec 9, 2018
52%

Local lawyers fear handling Mwilu graft case, says DPP

Queen’s Counsel Khawar Qureshi was hired to specifically lead the prosecution of deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu’s corruption case, DPP Noordin Haji said yesterday.

The Star , Kenya Dec 5, 2018
51%

Orengo wants Qureshi barred from representing Haji in Mwilu case

Lawyer James Orengo has opposed the DPP's engagement of Queens Counsel Khawar Qureshi as lead prosecutor in the DCJ Philomena Mwilu case.

The Star , Kenya Dec 6, 2018
51%

DPP: Nothing new in Qureshi appointment

Queen's Counsel Khawar Qureshi's appointment to Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu's case is not a new phenomenon, Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji said on Friday.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 7, 2018
51%

Local lawyers fear handling DCJ Mwilu graft case, says DPP

Queen’s Counsel Khawar Qureshi was hired to specifically lead the prosecution of deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu’s corruption case, DPP Noordin Haji said yesterday.

The Star , Kenya Dec 6, 2018
50%

Stand-off over DPP's appointment of Queens Counsel to lead case against Mwilu

Before answering the corruption charges, she filed a petition at the High Court, claiming the accusations were illegal since they were framed ostensibly to remove her from office over the decision to nullify the results of the August 8, 2017, pres...

The Standard , Kenya Dec 6, 2018